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The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), confirmed that Law No. 10 of 1914, which is still in force with the Demonstration Law since November 2013, had been repealed since January 1928, over 89 years ago upon a consensus in the Egyptian Parliament back then.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies expressed its deep regret at the recent remarks released by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb, which waste a basic freedom - that of religious freedom - and which aid and nourish extremist thinking and preaching. In its statement, the Institute called on Al-Tayeb to...
Najād al-Barʿī: “Civil society in Egypt is suffering from attempts to crush it”  Lawyer Najād al-Barʿī head of the Lawyers and Legal Consultants United Group, said that civil society is threatened by attempts to crush it. He pointed to the attempts of striking human rights activists, citing the...
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
The article discusses the questions surrounding article two of the Constitution, and who has the authority to call for its amendment. The author wonders who has the right to speak on behalf of the Copts.
Several human rights activists accused the second article of the Egyptian Constitution of flouting the non-Muslims rights at a symposium held by Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies on ’ the plight of the freedom of belief in Egypt.’
Egyptian papers run dozens of articles on a variety of subjects directly or indirectly related to the Muslim Brotherhood’s military-style rally at Azhar University’s campus. Analysts and commentators saw the Brotherhood’s military-style protest from various, but still close, perspectives, with...
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
Ākhir Sā‘ah presents a study entitled “Egypt’s path to self-acceptance: Sectarian tension and the vices of education” which tackles the relation between Muslims and Copts in Egypt. The study warns against intrigues that aim at fueling sectarianism in Egypt.
The author writes about a conference he attended in Indonesia that has considered ways for Arab Muslim countries to benefit from the experiments of non -Arab Muslim countries and which discussed whether Islamic discourse could be reformed without taking the Arab environment into account.
An article covering a seminar which took place at the Cairo Center for Human Rights on problems facing Copts in Egypt in which a number of famous Egyptian intellectuals participated.
Abu Zayd, the Egyptian intellectual who was declared an apostate, claims that Egyptian universities are intellectually stagnant and that modern ways of thought must be introduced.
Bahīy al-Dīn Hasan, the Director of the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies comments on the annual report that was released by the National Council for Human Right which has mentioned that Egypt was used as the CIA’s Mecca to torture prisoners and extort information before sending them either to...
Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid participated in the anti-racism conference Cairo Center for Human Rights held in Egypt. He talked about Islamophobia, Europe’s perception of Islam, globalization and Huntington’s theories about the clash between civilizations.
The culture seminar that was held on Wednesday evening, in the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, under the title "An Islamic party and the freedom of thought and expression", witnessed a heated debate among the participants concerning the possibility of establishing an Islamic party and a...
The Ibn Roshd group has held a seminar about the defense of ijtihad [the freedom of interpretation in Islam] in the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, just hours before the tribunal verdict in an Hesba case which was filed by Sheikh Youssef Al-Badri, against the book "Father Adam" written by...
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