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This article outlines 3 reasons why it is difficult to include Coptic Christians fully into the Egyptian political system. The first is the fact that there is little political participation by Copts within the government. There are seats reserved for women within the parliament, but this same...
This article sheds light on the spreading social phenomenon, religiousness. It shows the great difference between false appearances and putting on the mask of religiousness, and the absent genuine religious values pointing out its negative effect on the society.
Labīb blames Dr. Aḥmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd for his strategy of keeping the council’s reports and correspondences confidential. He highlights Abū al-Majd’s rejection of the council’s Cultural Committee because it criticized the Azhar.
The vice president of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights, Ahmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd, presented a list of constitutional amendments. In response, many voices in and outside the council claimed that these demands were not of the council’s authority. The Egyptian press described the council’s...
This article discusses the role of the National Council for Human Rights and the freedom of expression.
A report on constitutional amendments provoked fierce disagreement between members of the National Council for Human Rights, some of whom were accused of departing from the terms of reference under which the council was created.
After Dr. Ahmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd’s proposition regarding amendments to the political constitutional, the Human Rights Council witnessed disagreements among its members. The following lines shed light on some of the Council members’ opinions.
The author questions whether the National Council for Human Rights is authorized to propose amendments to the constitution to be presented to the President and whether they are mere proposals or to be considered binding.
The deputy head of the National Council for Human Rights (N.C.H.R.), Dr. Kamāl Abū al-Majd, said in a press conference that members of the council have unanimously agreed on the importance of amending articles 76 and 77 of the Egyptian constitution, which deal with the nomination of the...
The author wonders whether Egyptians are experiencing a stage of creative chaos, coinciding with the visit of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Cairo last year. She wonders whether the people nurturing this chaos realize that the price of this chaos would be paid by everyone.


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