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[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
[Editor AWR: Both Cardinal Patriarch Antonius Naguib (Cardinal of Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt) and AWR editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman were asked to give presentations about the place of Christians in Egypt today on occasion of "The Parlamentarischer Abend" (informal evening meeting of...
AWR's Diana Maher Ghali writes a press review on three main issues that are currently occupying the pages of newspapers: the second article in the constitution that states: "Islam is the Religion of the State. Arabic is its official language, and the principal source of legislation is Islamic Sharī...
Egypt's Grand Muftī Sheikh 'Alī Jum'ah yesterday rejected revoking the second article of the Constitution pertaining to the official religion of the country, saying he would resign if the article were scrapped. The article states that Islam is the religion of the state, Arabic is its official...
Ahmad Abū Zayd believes that the second article is the soul of the constitution, and it needs to be activated and applied in all aspects of life. He insists that this article will include safety for both Muslims and non-Muslims, assuring that this article is the most important one in the whole...
[Reviewer: The title of Sayyid al-Qimnīs blog is of course meant sarcastically] In his blog Sayyid al-Qimnī argues, that the reason behind the events in 'Ātfīh is a love relationship between a Christian man and a Muslim girl. This should be considered as normal, because love does not know religion...
Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī, Egyptian writer and Thinker, writes a special article about the revolution, and how the second article in the constitution is affected by the political Islam.   The following article was taken from his blog at http://quemny.blog.com
On March 8 Muhammad al-Barād'ī insisted on keeping the art. 2 of the constitution unchanged. I was horribly disappointed.           (Image: courtesy Munich Security Conference, Photographer Harald Dettenborn) When I read al-Qimnī's article [Click here to read al-Qimnī's article] my disappointment...
AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
My fifteen years living in Egypt has given me a lot of connections, including Egyptian diplomats, who are now providing me with stories about current developments in Egypt. It is very common among diplomats that they are ready to give visitors an off the record insight in what is happening in their...

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