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Members of the judiciary in Alexandria started a sit-in on Friday (November 23) prior to their participation in extraordinary meetings of the Judges Clubs’ general assemblies scheduled to be held today (November 24) in protest over the recent decrees by President Mursī.
Reactions of Egyptians on the streets escalated over decrees by President Muhammad Mursī on Thursday (November 22) sacking the public prosecutor and immunizing his decisions as political, betraying deep divisions within the society as opponents termed them as “rehash of past dictatorship”. [Author...
Egyptian churches confirmed their withdrawal from the constituent assembly as Priest Angelus, Secretary of Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II, said the church still sticks to its position about quitting the constitution panel, adding the president’s declaration is causing division among Egyptians.
Coptic activists expressed “profound anger” over the announced final draft constitution and calls for referendum over it without the presence of any representatives of the churches on the panel. 
President Mursī is receiving the draft of Egypt’s first post-revolution constitution from Counselor Husām al-Ghiryānī, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly, in the presence of the constitution-writing members.
Eleven Egyptian newspapers have decided not to print their Wednesday editions to protest President Muhammad Mursī’s controversial constitutional decree. A handful of private satellite channels also reportedly plan to temporarily cease transmission on Wednesday.
Egypt's Constituent Assembly has passed a draft constitution that fails to protect women's rights or guarantee religious freedom, Human Rights Watch said.
A fresh crisis erupted between the awqāf (religious endowments) ministry after a decision by Minister Tal’at ‘Afīfī to sack nine undersecretaries and directors of awqāf in several governorates.
Bishop Bīshūy held a closed meeting with leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) inside St. Dimyana Monastery in the town of Bilqās, al-Qalyubia governorate to discuss the status of Copts in the draft constitution, planned to be finalized...
A quarrel erupted on August 22 between Islamists and leftists following Dr. ‘Isām ‘Iryān’s attack on the latter.  ‘Iryān, acting leader of the Freedom and Justice Party, accused leftists of receiving foreign funds and acting superior towards the people. (Ahmad ‘Alām, al-Misrī al-Yawm, August 23, p...


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