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The Egyptian Movement for Change, Kifāya, upgraded defiance in the face of the ruling regime, insisting on tracking down the persons suspected of assaulting protesters against the plebiscite on article 76 of the constitution dealing with presidential elections, including women, before the...
A review of a book entitled, ‘Alwan Al-Hurreyah,’ [Colors of Freedom], by Sameh Fawzi. The book discusses the evolution of democracy around the world and focuses on what needs to be done in Egypt to promote democratic ideals.
Comment of a group of Egyptian NGOs on the establishment of the National Council for Human Rights. They write about a system of legislation that severely limits rights to the freedom of forming parties, publications and civil society.
Two events led Al-Usboa, Al-Arabi and Watani to comment on the issue of democracy and the American intervention in the domestic affairs of Egypt. These events are the decision of the US Senate to allocate $2 million, cut from the American aid to Egypt, to Saad Eddin Ibrahim and his Ibn Khaldoun...
Majdī Khalīl addresses some of the solutions suggested to solve the problem of minority representation in legislative bodies.
Dr. ‘Abd al-Majīd identifies the civil state and the democratic state and calls for a national unanimity on the basic principles that the state is established on.
The U.S.- based Center for Study of Islam and Democracy (C.S.I.D.) recently sent a letter to President Bush, signed by 90 Arab and Egyptian human rights activists, calling on him to intervene in the region to achieve democracy and to maintain pressure towards eliminating dictatorial regimes.
The author suggests ways for the Copts to obtain their civil and constitutional rights, urging Copts to struggle for their freedom by all possible means through their churches and organizations.
Amin Makram Ebeid discusses the rule of Muhammad Ali, who prepared Egypt for a secular form of democracy, and his successors, and wonders whether the age of tolerance in Muslim-Christian relations ended with the failure of the liberal era.
Political, constitutional and legislative reform and freedom of the press are the main subjects discussed by the author in this article. He compares the current situation with promises made by President Mubārak prior to the last elections.

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