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The Administrative Court of Alexandria confirmed on Monday that torture in all its forms and at all times, is not a statute of limitations as torture violates human rights.
Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights “ECESR” and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” praised the court ruling which overruled the implementation of the decree of the former Minister of Justice, Counselor Aḥmad Al- Zind. The ruling grants judicial police powers to...
President of Egypt's Administrative Court, `Abd al-Majīd al-Mūqannen, referred a claim submitted by lawyer Tāreq Mahmūd to the State Commissioners Authority. Mahmūd had filed a lawsuit to dissolve the Egypian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR). 
The first session of Egypt's Administrative Court of Justice, headed by the State Council's Vice Premier, Yehya Dakrūrī, issued a ruling on Tuesday that canceled the ruling that banned the publication of “Fraudulent Presidential Elections” in 2012, which ended up with a close run in favor of former...
The author discusses issues of confrontation regarding legally changing ones religion in official documents.
The State Council’s Supreme Administrative Court, headed by Judge al-Sayyid Nūfal, has approved the sacking of a female employee in the Egyptian Ministry of Education for converting to the Bahā’ī faith.
A Supreme Administrative Court ruling denying Egyptian Bahā’īs the right to have their religion recognized on official documents has sparked heated controversy in human rights circles. The ruling stated that the Bahā’ī faith is not a religion, hence it should not be listed on identification...
An assistant professor at the Faculty of Human Studies at the Azhar University obtained a court verdict against a decree of the American University in Cairo (AUC). The decree was issued following the events of September 11th, and prevented Niqāb-dressed women from entering the University.
The Commissioner’s Authority of the State Council delivered its report regarding the appeal of Pope Shenouda against the decree of the administrative court that obliged him to give permission for remarriage to divorcees. The ruling of the lower court was declared to be illegal and...
The State Commissioners Authority submitted its final report on the controversial issue of Bahā’īs to the Supreme Administrative Court, a few months after the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Judge Fārūq ‘Abd al-Qādir, recognized the rights of Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion...
The Supreme Administrative Court has adjourned two appeals by Pope Shenouda and the Ministry of Interior until September 16, 2006
A quarrel broke out at the Administrative Court between the president of the Bar Association and the Muslim Brotherhood
The author discusses the concept of divorce in Christianity and conditions that invalidate a marriage contract.
The author discusses an Egyptian court ruling granting divorce to a number of Christians who, in accordance with the Christian precepts, can not remarry, proposing unified civil laws applied to both Muslims and Christians in personal status affairs.
A recent Administrative Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the Egyptian press.
The clerical committee is different from the administrative court, since it is not a governmental or administrative entity; however it is only a committee that consists of monks and priests. Therefore, this committee has its own laws and provisions concerning the issues of divorce and...
The Muslim Brotherhood members expand their presence in sports clubs and run for the elections in governorate clubs.
The Supreme Administrative Court has nullified the Pope’s decision to defrock a priest.
The Supreme Administrative Court will give its verdict on a legal dispute between Pope Shenouda and the governor of Sohag over the Red Monastery in November. After the court turned over the challenge pope Shenouda filed against the verdict ordering the removal of cultivated plants on 8 acres next...
The Administrative Jurisdiction Court took a decision to cancel the decision of firing a student in one of the secondary schools for refusing to take off her niqab.

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