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  Minister of Information Salāh ‘Abd al-Maqsūd said a new law is under way to set up a national media council comprising representatives of all active political groups in the society to replace the media council, adding he would be the last minister of information.
Concerns are dominating the media establishment after a decision to close down the al-Farā’īn channel owned by Tawfīq ‘Ukāshah following accusations of instigation against the president of the republic and the confiscation of an issue of al-Dustūr newspaper for nearly the same reason.
In an attempt to confront the repeated attacks on the freedom of the media the “Higher Committee for Opposing the ‘Brotherhoodization’ of the press and media, is to meet [Reviewer: no date mentioned] to discuss attempts to close down satellite TV channels and newspapers because of their opposition...
Atheism in Egypt has generated widespread debates in the printed media as well as on social networking websites following the 25 January 2011 Revolution, amid the growing feeling of a large sector of Egyptians of freely expressing their ideas and religious beliefs, and a shock for the Egyptian...
In an interview by Al Wafd newspaper with Samīr Ghatās, the president of the Middle East Forum for Strategic Studies, he stated that the U.S. position pertaining to the Christians in Egypt is flawed with double standards. He said that previously it was not acceptable if the glass of a church was...
Salafīs have refused to implement the decision of the Ministry of Endowments which prohibits preaching of those who are not imāms.
The appeal trial of Damyānah ‘Abīd, a Christian teacher from Luxor, who is accused of defamation of Islam and evangelizing among her students in Nag’ al-Shaykh Sultān primary school in southern Luxor, has upheld the misdemeanor of the appellant today, Tuesday (September 3). The appeal was made by...
Pope Tawadros has met with Anne Marlborough, EU Commission’s legal,  human rights and gender equality analyst.
MP Muḥammad Fuʾād said that the speech of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī at the World Youth Forum on the freedom of religious belief “is very progressive and there must be policies to implement this.” During his interview hosted by the ‘90 Minutes’ talk show, aired on al-Miḥwar TV channel, on...
 The Bahā’ī faith entered Egypt in 1864. A governmental decree was issued in 1960 to dissolve all Bahā’ī gatherings in Egypt. There is no precise enumeration of Baha’is in Egypt.  The city of Acre, Akko, or ʿAkkā in Arabic, is the holiest city for the Bahā’ī faith, and is occupied by Israel.

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