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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Al-Ḥurra recently aired an episode of its program “Debatable” that discussed the Bahāʾī religion.  In it, host Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā asked the question, “how do Bahāʾīs having houses of worship harm you as a Muslim or Christian?”
The first circuit for Freedoms and Rights of the Administrative Court is hearing a case filed by lawyers Dr. Hānī Sāmiḥ and Ṣalāḥ Bakhīt. The litigation — registered under number 48010 of the legal year 75- calls for the cancellation of “the decision and security instructions and alerts issued by...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod on October 24, 2020. It was not a new text. The bishop earlier presented a similar text in 2019 to the parish council of St. John the Baptist Church when relations were discussed with the Maadi Community...
The Egyptian representative, Major General Yaḥyā al-Kidwānī, a member of the House of Representatives’ Defense and National Security Committee, denied having discussions held by the House on any recent law submitted, either by the government or by a member of the Parliament, concerning the removal...
The Public Prosecution requested that witnesses to the sexual assault of a girl at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in 2014 provide video of the incident to the authorities.  The prosecution stressed in a statement that it will keep the confidentiality of the witnesses involved and protect them.
Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 
A church source warned against getting carried away with people who provoke sectarian strife, especially on social media. 
The Cairo Appeals Prosecution continues its investigation into a complaint filed by the National Media Authority accusing stand-up comedian Muḥammad Ashraf of “mocking the state-owned Holy Quran [al-Qurʾān al-Karīm] radio station.”

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