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This review, in the context of ramifications from the culture minister’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb, discusses various opinions on whether the Ḥijāb is a religious obligation and how such controversial discussions should be tackled by society, religious and political bodies...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman presented this text at the recent roundtable discussions of the European Institute of the Mediterranean, which were held on “Journalism and freedom of expression in the Mediterranean; responsibilities and limits.”
The author mentions that the Coptic Church focuses on enhancing its position abroad but at the same time neglects the basic requirements of its congregations in Egypt.
AWR writes about claims that Muslims are funding the movie ‘The Da Vinci Code’, and calls for one standard for all, pointing out that Muslims alone should not be attacked for cashing in on ‘The Da Vinci Code’, since Christian publishing houses have also published the book.
The Egyptian society suffers from schizophrenia. It is a façade of civilization and a core of backwardness. Haja A., the customs service official about whom Adel Hamouda wrote, is an example on this schizophrenia. She is veiled, refuses to accompany men and fasts Mondays and Thursdays. But at the...
A discussion of homosexuality and Egyptian law taken from a bachelor’s thesis on Egyptian law.
There are many motives that incite ill-hearted persons to lie. There are things people may not consider lying and there are behaviors not believed to be lying and usually tolerated.
Everybody says that America is the country where the human rights are preserved. But the last report that was published by the International Condemnation Organization is contrary to the previous statement. The report pointed that the percentage of maltreatment, torture and raping of women...
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