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The tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic Hijrī calendar is known as ‘Āshūrā’. This day, is a sacred day celebrated by both Sunnīs and Shī’ah Muslims alike albeit for different reasons. Despite sharing this day in common, it highlights differences and brings memories of unjustified...
Al-Amr bil-Maarouf wal-Nahy an al-Munkar (AMNM), literally Commanding Virtue and Banning Vice, is the vice police Egyptians used to hear of in the more conservative Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia. Dressed in Islamic garb, its members roam the streets to check passers-by are adhering to the...
The U.S. State Department’s International Religious Freedoms report grilled the ruling authorities in Egypt, which, it said, caused religious freedom violations, adding Egypt, the heart of the Arab Spring, has seen hope turning into panic after human rights deteriorations under the Supreme Council...
 AWR obtained the original text of the Azhar documents for Freedom. Please find it below.
Ramsīs al-Najār, church lawyer and responsible for all the cases of reverting to Christianity, expressed his joy with the newly issued decision by the Ministry of Interior Affairs, which states the right for reverts to Christianity to obtain a new National ID Card. He added that the decision was...
CAIRO: Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court ruled on Sunday in favor of Christian reconverts, allowing them to be identified as Christians on their national ID cards and birth certificates.
The Supreme Administrative Court set the July 2 session to resume considering the case of re-converters to Christianity. A number of Copts had converted to Islam and later converted back to Christianity and asked the interior ministry to have their personal information proving their Christian, not...
No sooner did the authorities issue a decision to reopen a number of churches which had been closed by the former security apparatus than a crisis erupted—one in a long line of attempts to hijack the 25 January Revolution by forces opposed to democracy, freedom, and citizenship rights. Among the...
After a long break away from official Egyptian TV, the celebrated Muslim TV Evangelist Amr Khaled is back with his own weekly show, hosting “Bukra Ahla” (Tomorrow is Better), a program whose first episodes have sought to raise hopes and encourage viewers to come up with ideas to rebuild post-...
A military prosecutor ordered the detention of a woman whose rumored captivity in a church triggered deadly clashes between Muslims and Christians im Imbābah on Saturday, May 7, 2011. Protesters demanded the release of 'Abīr Fakhrī, a woman who allegedly converted to Islam. Fakhrī was sent to a...

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