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Ṭāriq al-Bishrī was born in El Helmaya in Cairo on February 1, 1933. al-Bishrī’s initial political works focused on national political independence. According to al-Bishrī, Egyptian national independence was related to the international movements for independence, Arab unity, and to a sovereign...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
An Egyptian court sent Mursī’s case to the Grand Mufti for a final review after it sentenced the deposed president to death. The decision was met with wide international criticism; many foreign observers believe the verdict to be of a political rather than legal nature. An anonymous source within...
Customary law, commonly referred to as (ʿUrfī [Urfi] ‎ Law), is a set of rules and procedures used by local arbitrators, for reconciliation and conflict resolution.  Urfi law is resorted to by local communities in mostly non-metropolitan areas where it is held that the judicial system is not an...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...
Yūnus Makhyūn, member of the salafī al-Nūr (light) Party and member of the Constituent Assembly drafting Constitution, said that there are an agreement among political powers, namely, Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and al-Nūr Party, to keep Article II...
On May 14, 2012 the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU) discussed the results of its months-long study of Article Two in the Egyptian Constitution. These were presented publically at the Association for Upper Egypt, in the Ramsis area of downtown Cairo.
Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, former muftī of the republic, along with 20 Azhar and salafī scholars formed  an association called "Right for reforms association." The association's objectives include application of Islamic Shari'ah, direct Egyptians politically in the coming period, and  forming an Islamic...
Letters of assurance were sent to the headquarters of Pope Shenouda following incidents of sectarian polarization which Egypt witnessed during the week of referendum on constitutional amendments.

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