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Counselor Ahmad Mikkī, the minister of justice, said President Muhammad Mursī’s decision to abolish the complementary constitutional declaration was based on the popular legitimacy he acquired through his election as president of the republic.
“Divorce is granted only in the case of adultery”—This is the solution the Coptic Constitution offers those who are affected by personal status crises and seek separation and divorce.  The late Pope Shinūda III issued a regulation in 2008 that expanded the reasons for divorce to two: adultery...
Tension built up between Cairo and Washington after some U.S. activists and officials in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were referred to trial in Egypt as the Egyptian military delegation abruptly ended a visit to the U.S. is scheduled to return to Cairo today (Feb. 8).
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the government's decision to amend some provisions of Law No. 77 of 1943 on inheritances, which criminalizes the willful act of denial of inheritance or its proceeds, as well as a penalty of 6-months imprisonment and a fine of 20,000-100,000 EGP.
An informed judicial source said on Sunday that an inventory committee affiliated to Egypt's Ministry of Justice had frozen the assets of former president Muhammad Morsi and over Muslim Brotherhood prominent figures. 
During a televised interviewed hosted by media presenter Wā'el al-Ibrāshi, Egypt's minister of Justice, Al-Zend harshly attacked HRW, accusing the human rights organization for being selective and biased towards certain rights over others, adding that it [HWR] has a record of lies and erroneous...
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
The following is the most recent information available regarding the investigation of the NGOs that were raided in Egypt. AWR has followed the news regarding NGO status in Egypt closely and will keep our readers informed of any information that we receive regarding this matter. A brief explanation...
I. Introduction “Sovereignty is the quality of having supreme, independent authority over a geographic area. It can be found in a power to rule and make law that rests on a political fact for which no purely legal explanation can be provided.” The challenge Egypt took to get control over NGOs that...

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