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Last week on Tuesday, at Bayt al-Sinnarī cultural center in al-Sayyidah Zaynab, Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), launched a program to combat extremism and terrorism, directed at middle and secondary school students. It is a program that is aiming at the new...
In his column this week, Egyptian Christian political activist Jirjis Bushrā criticized the civil divorce ceremony the Victims of the Personal status law Group celebrated in one of Cairo’s hotels few weeks ago.
In an interview with Mīnā Thābit, Director of the Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Program at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), he said that Christians in Egypt suffer from personal status issues, especially divorce and the permit for a second marriage, in addition to the...
Founder of the movement Victims of Personal Status Law – which asks for the recognition of the right to divorce and remarry – Hānī ʿIzzat said that the case of a Christian Khulʿ submitted in front of a family court by the Christian lady Rashā Ṭ. is considered the first case of divorce request...
Al-Shabāb interviewed Dr. Muḥammad al-Mahdī professor of psychiatry to understand the meaning of the shocking numbers that resulted from the last census, for every change that steps by the Egyptian society has repercussions on its psychologic structure.
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
This article is the first part of a series of three on sexual harrasement in Egypt, following in the wake of the killing of a South Korean woman in Siwa: In the first part, we give an overview on the situation in Egypt, in the second part we will examine the legal framework, and in the final part,...
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, a female South Korean tourist (36) was killed in Siwa, the capital city of a remote oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert with the same name. The victim was stabbed several times, by an Egyptian man (27) from Alexandria, whom she has been meeting in Cairo prior to...
The civil society is now playing a crucial role in fighting extremism and ignorance, said Secretary General of the ‘For Egypt’ organization in Alexandria, Egypt, `Abd al-Halīm `Allām.

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