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The former regime, contrary to its modus operandi in tackling moderate or hard-line Muslim or Christian groups that encourage or reject political activities, has dealt with the Bohra sect in a very special way.
A member of the Ministry of Justice, Hanīn 'Abd al-Masīh, was allegedly distributing a book about atheism in the Coptic Orthodox Church claiming that Orthodox Copts worship idols represented in the cross, saints, icons, bread, alcohol and clerics. [Reviewer's Note: Text has no link on the internet]
Advisor to the Azhar Grand Shaykh, Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, tells al-Dustūr that the Azhar Center for Dialogue welcomed relations with all religions, including all different sects of Islam, in order to work towards unifying the Islamic discourse and to correct any misconceptions about the religion. He...
Du‘ā’ talks about the mixed reactions amongst the ecclesial society regarding the annual report issued by the United States Department of State. The report heavily criticized religious freedom in Egypt because of the government’s alleged discrimination against Christians and Bahā’īs. The report was...
Iqbāl Barakah, in this article, seeks to shed light on the secularism spreading and over-controlling the Turkish Constitution. She reflects on one of the articles of the Turkish constitution which prohibits the study of the Qur'ān for children under twelve years of age . 
This article considers the idea of the civil state and the relationship between religion and secularization; looking at if they are compatible in a country such as Egypt. The article also outlines the relationship between religious parties like the Muslim Brotherhood and secular elites.
Father ‘Abd al-Masīh Basīt has finished authoring a book refuting atheist arguments that doubts the historic existence of Jesus Christ.
This article pertains to the status of Human Rights in Egypt, through the reporting of the US-based Human Rights Watch. A report from the HRW states that human rights in Egypt are deteriorating for a number of different groups throughout the country. Religious discrimination of Copts and Baha’is...
Even though the Supreme Administrative Court issued a final ruling last March giving Bahā’īs the right to have ID cards and birth certificates with an empty religion field there are still examples of discrimination taking place.
Robeir al-Faris provides a round up of the Cairo press this month. He covers the case of the murder trial of Marwa al-Shirbīni which is taking place in Germany, looking in particular at an article written by Ibrāhīm Isá in al-Dustūr that reflects on the Egyptian reaction to the case. Al-Faris also...

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