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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.
The author begins her piece by referring positively to an Italian priest who has permitted Muslims to hold Friday prayers in a section of his church, justifying this by saying he seeks to strengthen relations between the religions. She then compares this with what she calls the "unjust, stubborn...
      Were 19th century legal reforms in Egypt simply an attempt to imitate secular, Western legal systems? That assumption is challenged by Khālid Fahmī, the chair of AUC's History Department. CIDT Intern Esben Justesen briefly highlights some of Fahmī's views presented at a lecture on Thursday...
The article focuses on a new bill to allow adoption among Christians in Egypt and the disputes among the three churches on the unified personal status law.
This article outlines 3 reasons why it is difficult to include Coptic Christians fully into the Egyptian political system. The first is the fact that there is little political participation by Copts within the government. There are seats reserved for women within the parliament, but this same...
‘Ulā Mustafá ‘Āmir writes about the new adoption law for non-Muslims.
The author casts light on the issue of removing the religion field from the personal ID card and its effects on the civilian society.
Mamdūh Ramzī, in this interview with al-Wafd, talks about his request to form a committee for Christian law to represent the Copts in the Syndicate of Lawyers. In addition, he describes the Muslim-Christian relationship as fragile and fake.

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