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The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...
The Azhar recently released a fatwá that calls for tough penalties against people who convert to Islam and then revert back to their original religion. Opinions are divided as to what effect this fatwá could have on Egyptian society.
Muhammad Hijāzī, the controversial convert to Christianity speaks for the first time to the Egyptian press. He announces the birth of his daughter and asserts that he will continue to fight to achieve official recognition of his conversion.
Rumors have emerged on the Web chat program PalTalk claiming that a Muslim girl was kidnapped and tortured to death after following her conversion to Christianity.
The article discusses the case of two Christian girls whose father has converted to Islam. A court ruling has ordered that their mother hand over her two children to their father so that they can be raised as Muslims.
The Administrative Judicial Court has rejected 105 out of the 400 lawsuits presented by converts who want to officially re-embrace Christianity.
Hānī Labīb suggests a number of measures by which a convert from one religion to another could be accepted in society.
The article reports on recent verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court that obliges the Ministry of Interior to officially acknowledge the conversion to Christianity on the identity cards of Christian-born converts to Islam.
Hanī Labīb says that despite freedom of faith being one of basis of citizenship, conversion from one religion to another is considered to be a reason for sectarian tensions. He supports a call for establishing a program for preparing converts to fully accept their new faith.
A woman appeals against a ruling that has sent her into prison for three years on charges of corrupting her identity card to change religion entry form Islam to Christianity, although she has never had an identity card.

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