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Many intellectuals were asked about their opinion regarding the return of Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid to Egypt. Essam Al-Erain said that he would welcome Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid back to Egypt because the case had been transformed from a disagreement on scientific research and points of view into a...
This is not just an interview. It is an attempt to break the silence and conspiracy over Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid being sent into exile. How long will Nasr Abu-Zeid remain in exile? Who has benefited from changing an intellectual and researcher into a "cultural refugee"? Why does his leaving Egypt now,...
The Mufti of Egypt said that Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi disapproves of religious matters while being fully aware of it, maintaining and insisting on her disapproval and obscenities. Thus according to the Shari’a [Islamic Law], she steps out of the area of Islam and leaves Muslim society.
The Mufti believes that Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi’s broke the boundaries of good manners and morals and that her opinion concerning transplantation of sexual organs leads to the undesirable mixing of lineage. He stressed that the hijab [hair cover] is clothing in accordance with the Qur’an and the...
An Egyptian court allowed Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu-Zeid to refer his appeal, regarding an unconstitutional article in the penal code, to the Supreme Constitutional Court.
Nawal Al-Sa’adawi attacked the cultural scene in Egypt. She criticized the lack of freedom of writers, and protested about confiscation of her books. Another incident that upset the government was the High Administrative Court’s reversal of a government decision to change ownership of Al-Nour...
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd delivered this lecture upon accepting the prestigious Cleveringa professorial chair at Leiden University in The Netherlands with the request to teach justice, freedom and responsibility and especially the freedom of religion and liberty of conscience. The lecture discussed the...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
[Translator’s note: All Translation of verses from the Qur’an are taken from The Koran Interpreted, Arthur J. Arberry, Oxford University Press, 1964.] Dr. Abdel-Sabour Shahin stressed that the Azhar did not do an act of courtesy in its report on his book "My Father Adam". He declared his opposition...
In this article, the author explains the reasons behind the decision of the court in the case of the writer, Salah Eddin Mohsen, whose articles are provocative to Islam. He is of the opinion that the sentence was based on general principles and Shari’a [Islamic law].

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