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The Supreme Constitutional Court issued a statement saying that remarks from the President’s Office, which accuse the Court of being a “counter-revolutionary” force trying to topple the gains of the Revolution, are slanderous and constitute a criminal act. 
Dr. Najīb Jibrā`īl, president of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR), praised the Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision on the rights of Christian employees to receive a paid month’s leave to visit Jerusalem, stressing that this provision is based on the principle of equality and...
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday that only the first paragraph of Article 10, which grants the interior ministry authority to deny protest requests, was unconstitutional.
This report is on the formation of the Egyptian Constitution of 2012 and was commissioned by the German organization Missio who translated it into German for publication in Germany.
That was fast. After only one week in office, President Mursī has picked his first fight – he issued a decree to reinstate the dissolved parliament. Shortly before the run-off election the Supreme Constitutional Court ruled parliament to be unconstitutional based on procedural grounds, and the...
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday, June 14th about two major political cases that had been brought before court: Were the past parliamentary elections constitutional? Is the Political Isolation Law Parliament passed valid? This law bans members of the former regime from...
The stand of the judge’s club against appointing female judges shocked civil and feminist trends which believe that this stand is contrary to the principle of judge’s independency. It also violates the Egyptian constitution and the international charters.
The Supreme Constitutional Court decided to abolish the decree of the Minister of Interior which made it necessary for the husband to agree to his wife traveling abroad as a prerequisite to issue her a passport. In addition, it canceled the Presidential decree which entitled the Minister of...
The review deals with a court ruling against Mustafá Bakrī, the editor-in- chief of al-Usbū‘ newspaper, sentencing him to six months in prison for "slandering Hishām Tal‘at," when he accused him of falsely claiming to be a journalist and issuing his newspaper Misr al-Fatāh without prior...
The head of the Supreme Constitutional Court explained the role of that court, especially regarding the rulings that some laws are unconstitutional. He explained the legal provisions that allowed for this apparent conflict between the legislator’s reasoning and that of the Constitutional Court. The...
Lawyer ‘Abd al-Hamīd al-‘Anānī has filed a lawsuit at the Supreme Constitutional Court contesting the constitutionality of articles 3 and 3B of law no. 13 of the year 1968 and articles 1, 2, 3 and 4 of law no. 3 of the year 1996, stating that they run contrary to the Islamic sharī‘a and are thus...
The full text of Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyoumī’s response to the 30 questions Drs. Cornelis Hulsman sent him concerning the second article of the Egyptian constitution.
The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled the unconstitutionality of article 177 in the personal status regulations for the Coptic Orthodox. The regulation states the possibility of declaring a missing person dead thirty years after the [initial] proof of his missing status, or ninety years after his...
... we asked the professors of the Azhar and Islamic scholars for their opinion on what Al-Banna says. Their rage and objections against what he said surprised us. They made it clear that the apostate’s punishment is death and that a Muslim has no freedom to leave his religion.
Marriage among Christians in Egypt has become a time bomb that may blow up anytime to increase the disputes among Christian churches and create a crisis in the Coptic Orthodox Church. More than 44,000 Copts have obtained divorce decrees, but they are unable to get permissions for a second marriage...
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