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The review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he termed the Ḥijāb to be "a relapse backward," drawing public controversy and anger in parliament where the ruling party, the opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his...
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.
Nabīl ‘Abd al -Malik criticizes the Egyptian constitution for not providing a healthy political environment that protects Copts and women against discrimination. He calls to enact a new constitution that ensures freedom for all citizens and respects international agreements.
The vice president of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights, Ahmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd, presented a list of constitutional amendments. In response, many voices in and outside the council claimed that these demands were not of the council’s authority. The Egyptian press described the council’s...
The Commissioner’s Authority of the State Council delivered its report regarding the appeal of Pope Shenouda against the decree of the administrative court that obliged him to give permission for remarriage to divorcees. The ruling of the lower court was declared to be illegal and...
Al-Sharq al-Awsat interviews Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī, a member of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy and the former deputy head of the Religious Affairs Committee at the People’s Assembly, about a number of issues, including the controversial statement of Pope Benedict on Islam and...
The author questions whether the National Council for Human Rights is authorized to propose amendments to the constitution to be presented to the President and whether they are mere proposals or to be considered binding.
The author discusses failures in Egypt to ensure full citizenship rights for women, children, the elderly and the Copts. He notes that a conference, to be held in December, will address issues of citizenship.
Nabīl Zakī analyses human rights violations committed by Egyptian police.
The deputy head of the National Council for Human Rights (N.C.H.R.), Dr. Kamāl Abū al-Majd, said in a press conference that members of the council have unanimously agreed on the importance of amending articles 76 and 77 of the Egyptian constitution, which deal with the nomination of the...

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