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“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...
Over the past decade many Egyptians involved in disputes have attempted settlement through what are known as 'reconciliation sessions'.
Max Michel’s lawyer asserts the legitimacy of the archiepiscopate of Bishop Maximus I, expressing that Michel belongs to the Holy See of the Orthodox Church that adopts the Julian calendar.
Divorce issues pose serious problems in many Copts’ private life and are causing a severe conflict between the state and the Coptic Orthodox Church.
According to article no. 4 of law 84 for 2002, the Ibn Khaldūn Center and the “American and the Democratic Institutes” are considered to be legally dissolved.
The State Commissioners Authority submitted its final report on the controversial issue of Bahā’īs to the Supreme Administrative Court, a few months after the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Judge Fārūq ‘Abd al-Qādir, recognized the rights of Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion...
Al-Musawwar had an interview with the vice-president of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights, Kamāl Abu al-Majd, where he discussed religious, legal, political and security problems in Egypt.
The writers discuss the failure to enact a law, promised two years ago by President Mubārak, to cancel the imprisonment penalty against journalists in publishing cases, citing several recent rulings of imprisonment against journalists.
Political analyst, researcher, author and executive editor of the Egyptian weekly Watanī International Majdī Khalīl, known for his books on citizenship rights, civil society and the position of minorities in the Middle East, speaks out many on Coptic grievances to al-Dustour.
Concerning the current investigations of the village of Al-Kosheh and Dar Al-Salaam, Dr. Atef Ebeid, the [Egyptian] Prime Minister has declared that the results of the investigation will be made public during the next few days, applying the principle of transparency and granting every citizen the...
We discussed with Bishop Bissenti the possibility of the presence of foreign fingers in the matter, about the American law of religious persecution - whether it had tempted the Copts to start problems from inside Egypt, and about the suggestion of a delegation from [the US] Congress visiting Egypt...
The ambassador and the under secretary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Human Rights, Hany Khilaf, declared that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has provided the Egyptian embassies with all the information on the events in Al-Kosheh and the procedures that are being taken by the government.

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