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Scholars from the Azhar attacked demands by al-Nūr to add the phrase “the four Islamic doctrines” to Article II, noting the people asking for this addition “have flawed understanding of the Islamic sharī’ah”. Former Muftī of the Republic Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, a representative of the Azhar on the...
Meanwhile, human rights activists, intellectuals and preachers concurred that the presidential system is the best for Egypt at present. In a symposium on Article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution, organized by the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) at the al-Sa’īd association on...
“This compromise would settle the differences between the camp that seeks changing the Egyptian nation’s Islamic identity by just stopping at sheer general principles and the camp that seeks including the rulings of the Sharī’ah into the constitution,” said ‘Isām Dirbālah said in statements. “The...
In a statement, the Holy Synod said that the coming Constitution should underline the civil nature of the state and citizenship rights among all citizens and that Article 2 in the Constitution should guarantee the rights of Copts to refer to their Christian law on all matters related to their...
After the different denominations Christian communities managed to draft a personal status law for non-Muslim Egyptians, this law is threatened not to be brought to fruition by the Parliament, to contradict articles of the Egyptian Constitution which guarantee the principle of freedom of belief and...
Recently published by the Egyptian General Book Authority, “The Constitution and the Freedom of Religion .. a sharia principle, a law provision, or a social heritage?” by Dr. Mo`taz Muhammad Abu Zaid.
In March 2007, a referendum changed several articles of the Egyptian Constitution.
This meeting took place in the headquarters of the Freedom and Justice Party opposite the Ministry of Interior on December 11, 2012, only days before the referendum on December 15.  This report has been approved by the SGP delegation and Dr. Walīd al-Haddād in a second meeting of Diana Serôdio with...
This meeting took place in one of the buildings belonging to the Presidential palace on December 10, 2012, only days before the referendum on December 15. Part of the area around the presidential palace was closed by the military and only could get in after Cornelis Hulsman had told an officer that...

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