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The article reports on recent verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court that obliges the Ministry of Interior to officially acknowledge the conversion to Christianity on the identity cards of Christian-born converts to Islam.
The article focuses on the custody battle taking place over two Christian born children whose father has converted to Islam. The Christian mother’s lawyers state that the father has been manipulating religions.
The article describes the outcomes of a recent seminar in which a number of Muslim scholars discussed the application of Riddah in Islam.
Ḥanān Muḥammad reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars on the issue of whether Ḥadd al-Riddah should be applied to anyone who leaves Islam.
Waḥīd Ḥāmid compares the Islamic Justice and Development Party [AKP] in Turkey, which has reached power, and the Muslim Brotherhood group in Egypt. He believes that the Turkish party has managed to attain power by concerning themselves with the real problems of people, unlike Islamists in Egypt...
The Islamic Shari’a is the main source of legislation in Egypt. It states that Islamic laws should not be applied to the personal status cases of non-Muslims. The laws of their religions are to be applied to them. However, personal status law No. 462/1955 contains nine grounds for divorce in...
Muḥammad Ḥijāzī’s conversion has sparked protests in both religious and social milieus; the issue has also affected the political situation. In a display of compassion for Ḥijāzī, a demonstration was held in Italy that called for greater respect of religious freedom in Egypt.
The author discusses the recent cases of Christians who converted to Islam and wish to re-convert to Christianity. He wonders at what point freedom of belief ends and discrimination begins.
The article discusses the triumph of a few Copts who were permitted to re-convert to Christianity, having originally converted to Islam. The author criticizes the double standard in how easy it is to embrace Islam, yet how difficult it is to embrace Christianity.
Charles Fuʾād al-Miṣrī interviews ʿĀdlī Abādīr Yūsuf (Eng.) and discuss Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.

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