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Egypt's Administrative Court continues trying the claim filed by Tawfīq `Okāsha against 62 TV channels, including those controlled by Muslim-Brotherhood (MB), for 'incitement against the Egyptian regime.
The first phase of the Egyptian elections witnessed major influence by religious movements. This became clear on the one hand in discourse in which the political and religious spheres became confused, especially after a rumor spread of the church supporting two candidates from the Egyptian Bloc [a...
Human rights activist spotted election propaganda for the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) at the Abū Ismā'īl school station in violation of the law.
What had been planned as a “Friday of unifying the ranks” ended, as unanimously agreed by the Egyptian media, as a “Friday of splitting the ranks”. While the day began with various political groups, including Islamists, converging on Tahrir Square in numbers that came close to a million, it ended...
A National Democratic Party candidate in Beni Suef sparked controversy for distributing campaign flyers with his photo set next to a photo of the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus in an attempt to win over the Coptic vote. Ibrāhīm Sharīf with the Egyptian Union for Human Rights said that the actions...
Jamāl talks about Minister of Interior Habīb al-‘ādlī’s talks about the upcoming parliamentary elections and containing terrorism. Al-‘ādlī spoke clearly about the banned group and made clear that using religion in parliamentary campaigns is absolutely forbidden. He also criticized the Muslim...
At a monthly meeting, Vice President of the National Council for Human Rights Muqbil Shākir announced that he would not allow parliamentary candidates to campaign using religious slogans that could pose a threat to national unity. He added that the decision to shut down a number of religious...
The author of this article considers the implication of hypothetically waking up to find Egypt's streets, mosques, churches, and buildings flooded in posters promoting parliamentary candidates saying “Christianity Is the Answer.” He then asks why Egypt forces Christian, Jewish and Baha‘ī citizens...
Ibrāhīm ‘īssá writes about how religion is manipulated for political purposes in Egypt.
The head of the Middle East Freedom Forum Magdi Khalil lays out the goals, aims and methods of his new organization and beseeches Egyptians to support and encourage its work.

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