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Members of the Constituent Assembly Khālid Yūssuf  and Muhammad Abu al- Ghār have stated their dissatisfaction with the judicial support to the court sentence ruling to jail novelist Karam Sābir, member of the Writers' Union, for 5 years due to being convicted of contempt of religion.
Author Karam Sābir, member of the Writer’s Union, was convicted of contempt of religion for a set of short stories under the title “Where is God?” which promotes religion and faith.
In a call-in show aired Thursday on Egyptian TV, president of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR), Najīb Jubrāʾīl said that it is an urge to annul the law on contempt of religion, after it became evident that this law has been used by some against the intellectuals.
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
In the light of al-Ghad’s publication of the "offensive" supplement which attacked the Prophet Muhammad’s companions and wife, the author of the article stresses the need for a consistent application of the law which criminalizes insulting religions.
The article discusses a conference of Muslim-Christian dialogue between the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy and the Episcopal Church in which the participants stressed the importance of cooperation for the good of both Muslims and Christians.
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