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In a statement disclosed by Church sources, the personal status law for Egyptian Christian denominations is to be retackled by the end of this month. After a break of six consecutive months, sources have said that the main reason for the suspension of the meeting and for the passing of law was...
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Despite the continuous meetings between the three major Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to reach an agreement on the personal status law of Egyptian Christians, sources have revealed that there is still disagreement among the three denominations because each church insists on certain...
Egypt's Bloc of Female MPs declared their refusal of a draft law on lowering the age of marriage to 16 for girls, as it contradicts the constitution that states the age of 18. The 45-member parliamentary bloc said that the legislative proposal will only help worsen the population explosion crisis...
Blaming the community silence on the attack on al-Amīr Tādrus’ Church in Aṭfīḥ, the author, Hānī Labīb, discusses the painful issue of attacking churches by extremists in Egypt for allegedly being unlicensed. Labīb states that most of the already existing unlicensed churches obtained oral...
Sources revealed to “al-Dostor” that Būlūs al-Riyānī has received an official presidential pardon yesterday evening, on Tuesday. 
Also, in al-Dustūr Newspaper, Majdī Fikrī and Hānī Samīr wrote that the all three churches refused to direct their people to either participate or not in the referendum. 
An Egyptian criminal court referred to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ the documents of seven members of what has been known as ‘the Maṭrūḥ terror cell affiliated to the militant Islamic group Dāʿish’ operating from Libya. 
The terrorist attacks against Christian churches and establishments over the past months have caused the postponement of negotiations on drafting a unified personal status law for all Egyptian Christian denominations, after the Holy Synods of each denomination had approved amendments to the current...
Egyptian poetess and novelist Fātimah Nāʾūt criticized Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk for her remarks in which she described Copts in Egypt as dhimmīs, saying that the term ‘dhimmī’ can no longer be used to describe non-Muslims under civil laws applied in modern Egypt.
In response to what has been recently circulated that an Egyptian court prevented a Christian citizen ‎from giving testimony, SaʿīdʿAbd al-Masīḥ ʿAbd Allāh, a lawyer, said that in 2016, he was able to testify before the ‎Family Court and the judge accepted his testimony.‎
Egyptian President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī issued a presidential decree to amend certain clauses of the personal status law.
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
About the Authors: Mette Toft Nielsen completed her M.A. degree in Culture, Communication and Globalization in Aalborg University, Denmark in 2013. Nielsen began her career at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, researching the reasons why people choose to emigrate for her M.A. thesis....
  Danish researcher Mette Toft Nielsen, former CAWU intern and main author of the book Women in Post- Revolutionary Egypt: Can Behavior Be Controlled? (withPeter Hervik, 2017) held a book launch event on the 21st of October, 2017, in the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Zamalek, Cairo. 
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
Pastor Rifʿat Fikrī, President of the Media Committee of Egypt’s Church Council, that the Egyptian church returned the code of personal status for Copts to Counselor Majdī al-ʿAjātī, Minister of Legal Affairs and Parliament, to discuss and amend it.
The second major publication by economist and urban planner David Sims, renowned author of Understanding Cairo. The Logic of a City Out of Control (AUC Press, 2010), is titled Egypt’s Desert Dreams (AUC Press, 2014). Sims is an American scholar who has been based in Egypt since 1974.

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