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The current protests in Algeria and Sudan prove a set of basic facts related to Arab politics.    First, the peoples deprived of freedom might desist from demanding it under the burden of the harsh living conditions or for fear of the repressive security apparatuses. However, they come back to...
The civil state proponents achieved a remarkable victory inside the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, successfully obtaining the abolition of several articles that clash with the principles of citizenship and equality.
The ongoing conflict over the constitution is a clear indication of the state of political/religious division the Egyptian society is going through. [Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh, al-Ahrām, Nov. 15, p. 10] Read original text in Arabic
A disciplinary committee has sent counselors Ahmad Yahia Isma’īl, head of Cairo Criminal Court, Ayman al Wardanī, the Public Attorney for Tanta courts, to early retirement for their participation in the Rab’ah and  Nahdah sit ins
A Muslim Brotherhood affiliated group has announced a formation of a “parallel revolutionary government” headed by officer Tāriq al–Juhary
The political, legal and media controversy is repeatedly raised when the issue of removing the religion field from the National ID generates.  12 years ago, the issue was raised by the National Council for Human Rights, headed at the time by Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī. Discussions and meetings could...
‘Abd al- Mājid ‘Abd al- Barī is a 23 year old Egyptian. He grew up in Britain and as a rap singer and he became a fighter for ISIS (Lutfī Salāman, al- Watan, Aug. 17, p. 3)  
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
At a conference organized by the National Council for Women for Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns on Tuesday, Bishop Dāniyyāl of Ma’ādī, who attended on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs, said that respect and acceptance of others requires providing good education aimed at building individuals who...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...

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