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Several Coptic rights advocates and movements, including the 1938 Copts League, which calls for divorce and re-marriage for Christians, are protesting today (Aug. 17) outside al-Ittihādīyah presidential palace to call for abolishing personal status laws as well as amendments introduced by late...
Atheism in Egypt has generated widespread debates in the printed media as well as on social networking websites following the 25 January 2011 Revolution, amid the growing feeling of a large sector of Egyptians of freely expressing their ideas and religious beliefs, and a shock for the Egyptian...
Coptic movements have welcomed the new article, but assured that it is important to draft a law conforming to the Constitution. Dr. Antwān ‘Adil, member of the Maspero Youth Union, stated that this requires a new law to regulate the building of new churches. Dr. Sūzy Adlī, former member of the...
The presidential committee responsible for amending the exercise of political rights law and the parliamentary elections law is to complete its work today.
The women of Egypt: they strove for their political rights and they conducted campaigns for the sake of having women representatives in the committee formulating the Egyptian Constitution of 1954. They were able to have their representatives in the Parliament, at the time known as the National...
Several MPs called for the discussion of the draft law to establish an independent anti-discrimination commission in the fourth session of parliament that is due to start in October this year.
Despite their approval by the Parliament, some laws were not properly enforced due either to the non-issuance of their executive regulations or to the unjustifiable disruption of their application by the executive authority. Foremost among these is the Church Building and Restoration Law that was...
On behalf of the Egyptian Government, the Minister of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ʿUmar Marwān (Omar Marawan) required the adding of the representative of the Egyptian Church to the permanent committee of technical, legal and administrative experts on the protection of manuscripts.
Associations supporting the rights of gays and lesbians have increased in the Arab World.
Founder of the Victims of The Personal Status movement, Hānī ʿIzzat, has called on the Christian denominations of Egypt to accelerate in submitting the by-laws on the personal status to the parliamentarian committee in charge and to come to an agreement on a unified bill on personal status law for...

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