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The article considers to what extent political Islam movements have influenced religious intolerance.
Muḥammad Ḥijāzī’s conversion has sparked protests in both religious and social milieus; the issue has also affected the political situation. In a display of compassion for Ḥijāzī, a demonstration was held in Italy that called for greater respect of religious freedom in Egypt.
The author discusses the issue of religious conversion in Egypt. He advocates legalizing conversion through a "court of conscience" to ensure that converts are sincere in their intent to embrace a new religion and that they are not being forcibly proselytized in order to overcome conversion which...
Sulaymān Shafīq refers to three different issues that were widely discussed in the Egyptian media in 2007. Strongly related to the value of the freedom of belief, these issues are the Bahā’ī case, Christians converting to Islam and vice versa, and finally, the case of Muḥammad Ḥijāzī and his wife...
A 25-year-old Muslim man’s conversion to Christianity provokes heated debates and creates uproar in Christian and Muslim communities.
The author argues that men of religion, lawyers, and less-educated people have become Egyptian society’s decision-makers and its new intellectual elite. They are an influential force that shapes the mind of the average citizen on the issues of conversion and Muslim-Christian relations.
The press continues its investigations into the case of Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who has converted to Christianity. He has filed the first ever lawsuit to formally prove that he has become a Christian by changing his ID and other official papers. A broad range of opinions and...
Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who converted to Christianity has filed a case to officially prove his Christian status under Egyptian law. In the first case of its kind in Egypt, Ḥijāzī is attempting to formally change his identity card and other official papers.
An article, written by the Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, was published on the Muslims Speak Out on-line forum and affirmed that unless they disturb public order, those who revert from Islam face no worldly punishment.
The Egyptian judicial system lacks the unified stance and rules that regulate the cases of conversion and its consequences at the Department of Civil Status.

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