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This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt on October 24, 2020. The bishop provides some historical background to the Protestant Churches in Egypt Council, explains the Anglican legal structure and argues why the...
The 28th Circuit Court has decided to place Maḥmūd ʿIzzat, acting Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, and four others on terrorist lists for their role in the case known in the media as "the Guidance Bureau Incidents."  The ruling lasts five years from the date of its issuance.
The Cairo Appeals Court has received the case of Michael Fahmī and his wife, who are accused of sexually assaulting six underage girls.
On Sunday, the summary proceedings court in Egypt ruled to confiscate the finances of 89 leaders and members of the Muslim Brotherhood and transfer them to the state treasury. 
The Egyptian Court of Cassation affirmed a ruling by the criminal court calling for the execution of Aḥmad Saʿīd Ibrāhīm al-Sunbāṭī for the murder of Father Samaʿān Shiḥāta Rizq Allāh.  This ruling is now final and no longer able to be appealed. 
The first circuit Supreme Administrative Court rejected the Egyptian government’s appeal of the administrative court in Alexandria’s ruling on the shrine of Rabbi Yaakov Abuhatzeira [Yaʿqūb Abū Ḥaṣīra], otherwise known as Abū Ḥaṣīra.  The original decision made by the administrative court in...
On Thursday December 17, the Minya Criminal Court acquitted the three defendants who had stripped naked an elderly Coptic Christian woman, Suʿād Thābit, known in the media as "Lady of al-Karam. The three men had been previously sentenced to ten years each in absentia by the Minya Criminal Court in...
The Minyā Criminal Court announced that it had referred the case of Suʿād Thābit, otherwise known as the “woman of al-Karam,” for a second time to the appeals court of Banī Suwayf , so it can be reviewed by another circuit.
Legal researcher Muḥammad ʿUbayd said that from a constitutional perspective, a penal code cannot include phrases like “a threat to family values,” “violating public morals,” or “offending the public’s sense of shame.”  According to him, these terms are extraordinarily vague and have no boundaries...
The ruling that the Supreme Administrative Court issued in the appeal to not allow the Episcopal Church to split from the Evangelical Church has not settled the ongoing religious and organizational dispute between the two sides regarding the latter’s subordinance to the Protestant Community and its...

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