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Seven ladies filed complaints with the public prosecution stating they faced sexual harassment during the celebrations of al-Sīsī’s inauguration, last Sunday.
Dr. 'Abd al-'Azīz Salmān, secretary general of the PEC (Presidential elections committee), stated that the PEC shall prepare a list of names of citizens, eligible to vote,  who did not cast their vote, and hand it to the general prosecution,
The case of Leslie Maras inspires the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU) to explore the details of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. Mr. Maras (45) is a Belgian national who was arrested in Egypt on the 24th of February 2006, upon his arrival on a KLM/Air France flight to Cairo...
Dr. Fātḥī Fikrī, professor of constitutional law and member of the ten-man expert committee for drafting the constitution, said that al-Azhar has no power to submit a draft law to the Parliament except through the government.
The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod met under acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius on Wednesday (July 4) to exchange views about the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt. Several Synod members expressed concern because "current members of the committees in the constitution-...
Acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius said on Saturday (July 7) that the church is still concerned over the activities of the constituent assembly and fears that an Egyptian constitution expressive only of a certain group or another with no regard to the rest of the people would be issued. Bishop...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
Following my initial visit to ‘Izbat al-Hajjānah [1], I furthered my research on other issues occurring in the aḥayʾ sha‘abiya of Cairo, or the popular areas where Egypt’s poor are living. The word ‘slum’ is disputed since Egypt does not have the abject poverty such as is seen in for example India...
In an interview with al-Misrī al-Yawm, Georgette Qillīnī, a Coptic lawyer, said that she refused her appointment in the Shūrá Council because it is against the Constitution. She added that any legislation that will be issued by the Council will be illegitimate: “Mursī appointed 90 members of the...

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