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As Gamal Al-Shazly, the assistant secretary general of the National Party declared that - according to the recommendations of the president - Copts, women and youth will have a greater share in the coming people’s assembly elections in November [2000].
During the visit of the minister for housing to Al-Kosheh, he realized that the kiosks completely block the space in front of the shops. He ordered their removal but the local leaders of the National party refused.
Anyone who reads the declarations of emigrant Copts and the declarations of the centers adjoined to them thinks that Egypt is an apartheid society like South Africa in the past. Some might even think that every Muslim in Egypt carries an machine-gun on his shoulder all the time to deal with any...
An interview with Ibrahim Shukry, the 83 year old head of the Islamist Labor Party on al-Koshh and the place of Coptic Christians in Egypt.
Recent arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members appear linked to the government’s decision to allow lawyers’ syndicate election to take place.
The dispute over the new Associations Law has drawn lots of attention and while it was approved by a parliament majority, the majority of the Egyptian public disapproved of it. This is not merely an impression but an observation gleaned from empirical evidence in Egyptian public life.
The recent passage of a new law covering the establishment, management and funding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Egypt has been widely criticized by private groups already working in fields of social service, human rights and related areas of human concern. And rightly so. The very...
The People’s Assembly’s Culture Committee was the scene of stormy debates this week over the Culture Ministry’s plans to organize a celebration marking the advent of the next millennium. Among other questions that the Culture Minister Farouk Hosni was asked, was this one: "The celebration will be...
A bill that regulates NGO activities has been approved in principle by the People’s Assembly. The bill faced severe criticism, with independent and opposition deputies arguing that the bill was at the expense of civil rights and political freedoms because it obstructs the formation of certain NGOs...
An interview between Rafa’t Al-Sa’id of the Tagammu’ Party (who is fiercely critical of the Muslim Brotherhood), and Saleem ’Azouz (the interviewer). He says: "A religious [political] party will start or directly lead to terrorism. I tell you frankly that politicization of religion or...
Prominent men of religion and outstanding writers and thinkers denounced all sorts of racism, intolerance and disparities among Muslims and non-Muslims.
News of security clampdowns on members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood is never a surprise. Although it has been banned since 1954, the group not only continues to function but wins over new members - all in violation of the law. Analysts tend to read into the timing and scale of some of the...
Ahmed Omar Hashim accused an Egyptian TV serial of doing harm to Muslim scholars.
Speaking about accepting one another.
The author is highly critical of this Coptic human rights activist.
The story of a Coptic politician from the younger generation.
In the previous parts of this debate Maurice Sadek, President of the center of Human Rights and National Unity had accused the Egyptian government of being racist and has asked for its resignation. Sadek continued in this part his dialogue on the religious persecution law that he describes as an...
The people of Sohag have criticized the ruling National Democratic Party for its negative attitude on Al-Kushh events. They described it as careless, adding that they got frustrated for the local authorities did not positively deal with the situation by meeting the priests of Sohag and the village’...
Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi said in a speech that all those who hold the Egyptian nationality are equal in rights and duties.
Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi said that all religions aim at the happiness of man. He also said that in Egypt all Egyptians are equal in rights and duties.

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