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In the face of the authoritarianism of government in Egypt, today stands a weak, divided and besieged civil society. This civil society, which has contributed with its numerous networks of young activists and influencers in some traditional media, social media, secular movements and some...
The governor of al-Ismaʿīliyya, Ḥamdī ʿUthmān, stressed on the importance of the role of religious leaders, Muslims and Christians, in raising awareness of the people to participate in the referendum process on the new constitutional amendments of 2019.
The International Mission for the Follow-up to the Referendum on the Constitutional Amendments of Egypt is a coalition composed of 3 international organizations and one Egyptian organization. The mission is preparing to follow up the referendum on the amendments to Egypt’s 2014 Constitution, slated...
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)  

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