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In her research on the second article of the Egyptian constitution, researcher Yustina Saleh argues that this article contradicts other articles guaranteeing equal opportunities and rights to all Egyptians.
Legal battles between Shaykh Yousuf al-Badrī and human rights activists continue over the case of the priest’s wife, Wafā’ Costantine, who converted to Islam.
The author reports on a seminar on the problems facing democratic change and the involvement of religion in politics.
Debates continue over article two of the Egyptian constitution, which makes Islam the religion of state and Islamic jurisprudence the principle source of legislation.
The author rejects calls for the abolition of article 2 of the constitution, which makes Islam the religion of the state and Islamic jurisprudence the principal source of legislation. He suggests that all laws should conform to sharī’a, provided that the Christians’ right to practice their faith is...
A paper by the Cairo-based National Center for Social and Criminal Studies in 1985 claimed that 98 percent of Muslims and 68 percent of Christians approved application of the Islamic shari‘a, and so the author claims that the application of the Islamic shari‘a is an Egyptian demand.
Shaykh al-Qaradāwī replies to questions about whether the constitutions of Islamic states contradict the sharī‘a.
With reference to Iraq post-Saddam Husayn, Bassam Tibi discusses the clash between sharī’a and democracy.
Mamdouh Nakhla, who submitted a proposal to establish a Coptic party, answers questions about the objectives of such a party.
Last Wednesday, the Human Rights and Democracy Office, affiliated with the US Department of State released the International Religious Freedom Report of 2004. The report includes 13 pages about Egypt. We are publishing [an Arabic translation of] the text of the report.

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