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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...
Initially Dr. Abdel Fatah Ali, former minister of health, forbade the circumcision of girls by unqualified persons, in other words, recognizing that medical practitioners could do the job. Nevertheless, especially among doctors, opposition to female circumcision is strong. Dr. Ismail Salam, Dr. Ali...
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.

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