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Dr. Wasīm al-Siysī disputes the claim that states ruled by religion are more successful than those ruled by positivist man-made laws, using the ancient Egyptian state and the modern state of Israel as cases in point.
The author discusses an Egyptian court ruling granting divorce to a number of Christians who, in accordance with the Christian precepts, can not remarry, proposing unified civil laws applied to both Muslims and Christians in personal status affairs.
The Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry has rejected the use of religious slogans as trade marks, but the company Mecca Cola is filing a lawsuit to register its trademark in Egypt
The author criticizes statements made by intellectual Dr. Silīm al- ‘Awā, in which he emphasizes that Copts are dependent on foreign support in solving their problems and that Copts’ conditions are very much better than those of Muslims.
The Egyptian minister of interior, Major General Habīb al- ‘Ādlī, has submitted a memorandum to the Administrative Judicial Court, calling for the dismissal of the lawsuits filed by 150 Copts, who embraced Islam and afterwards decided to convert back to Christianity, and accusing the converts of...
Changing the statute will not help in political reform because it contains many contradictions, the author argues, and modifications to the statute aim only at the interest of the president not the political parties.
A lot of arguments have been made concerning possible amendments to the Egyptian constitution. Any attempt to modify this constitution must abolish article no. 2, according to ‘Ādil Jundī, which faces much criticism from Copts and others.
An article about the Muslim Brotherhood’s intent to establish a state that has a religious, and not civil nature, and the attitude of the Muslim Brotherhood towards the Copts.
The author cannot understand how debating an article of the constitution should jeopardize people’s faiths and beliefs. However, some groups insist that questioning the second article of the constitution would lead to a ‘blood bath’ in Egypt.
The author explores the historic and political context into which the text naming Islamic sharica as the main source of legislation within Egypt was introduced.

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