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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.
Talāl Naṣr criticizes the use of media in attacking religions. He believes that the issue of converting from one religion to another should be kept a personal affair. Nasr exclaims that problems in Egypt have nothing to do with religion but with the corruption of the ruling regime.
The article discusses the rumors surrounding a document issued by U.S. AID regarding their annual aid to Egypt. It addresses the belief that the U.S. aid is being funnelled into areas with a Coptic majority.
Non-Muslims can easily announce their conversion to Islam and have identity cards and birth certificate issued which state their new religion, while non-Christians are not allowed to convert to Christianity.
The Supreme Administrative Court has rejected requests of 45 Christians who temporarily converted to Islam and asked to return to Christianity. The court considered this a manipulation of both religions, differentiating between their cases and the religious freedom that is provided by the law and...
The Administrative Court rejects the law-suit promoted by Yūsuf al-Badrī to have Wafā’ Constantine arraigning before the court to declare her religion. While Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī denounced the court’s rejection and claimed that Constantine was under forced residence in a Coptic monastery,...
Rīhām Bilāl Sa‘īd is a Muslim young lady who disappeared from her family’s home in al-Daqahlīyah governorate. The family knew that their daughter married a Christian young man who was accused of kidnapping her and forcing her to convert to Christianity.
Wafā’ Shu‘ayrah reports on the lawsuits filed by Islamized Christians who want to convert back to Christianity.
A Christian employee at the Civil Registry was accused of manipulating data to ignite sectarian strife after she wrote ’’Christian’’ on the identity card of a Coptic woman who had converted to Islam.
This review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he described the Ḥijāb as "a relapse backward," stimulating public controversy and anger in parliament. The ruling party, opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his resignation...

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