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The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the involvement of security forces in closing the church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate in southern Egypt, calling for the reopening of all the closed churches...
The Solidarity Committee of the House of Representatives has finished discussing a bill to support Egyptian women said to be finalized and sent to the council’s registrar to be included on the agenda of plenary sessions.
It is a sunny winter morning in Cairo when I and a small group from the Maadi Community Church (MCC) take the road for al-Qanāṭir prison. Located in al-Qanāṭir area, at the apex of the Nile Delta, al-Qanāṭir prison includes the only big female prison in Egypt. In addition, the complex hosts a...
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
The State Information Service (SIS) has launched an electronic platform in three languages (Arabic, English and French), which includes a comprehensive database of local, regional and international reports on all issues related to human rights. Head of the Syndicate of Journalists and Chairman of...
Civil society institutions adopt goals and roles related to strengthening national identity, loyalty and raising the level of popular participation in political and social life. It is impossible to build a democratic society without civil society institutions. They come at the top of the list...
Counselor Yūsuf Ṭalʿat, legal representative of the Evangelical Church, revealed the details of the meeting of the heads of the Egyptian churches at the papal headquarters at the Cathedral of St. Mark's in ʿAbbāsiyya.
Al-Ahrām ran a brief piece on the background of Counsellor Mahmūd Mikī, the new Vice President.
Counselor Ahmad Mikkī, the minister of justice, said President Muhammad Mursī’s decision to abolish the complementary constitutional declaration was based on the popular legitimacy he acquired through his election as president of the republic.
A recent fatwá of Dr. Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, stated that calling for participation in the coming presidential elections is harām (religiously prohibited).

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