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The civil state proponents achieved a remarkable victory inside the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, successfully obtaining the abolition of several articles that clash with the principles of citizenship and equality.
The political, legal and media controversy is repeatedly raised when the issue of removing the religion field from the National ID generates.  12 years ago, the issue was raised by the National Council for Human Rights, headed at the time by Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī. Discussions and meetings could...
At a conference organized by the National Council for Women for Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns on Tuesday, Bishop Dāniyyāl of Ma’ādī, who attended on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs, said that respect and acceptance of others requires providing good education aimed at building individuals who...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
National unity is one of the pillars of Egypt, its development and progress. It is a clear indication of the cohesion of this people with its leadership. The national unity shows us the story of societal cohesion from our ancestors to the present day. According to the meaning of the term "blasphemy...
Egypt's House of Representative gave the government a 14-day ultimatum to finish drafting a new Equal Citizenship Law, Al-Ahrām Arabic website reported on Monday.
MP `Alā' `Abd al-Mon`im, official spokesperson of the Support Egypt Coalition said that the law on citizenship prepared includes the cancellation of the religion section from the national ID number. It has been submitted to the both the legislative and human rights committees of the Parliament.  
According to the latest figures, the number of Egyptian Nubians is 2-4 million, forming thus the largest minority group. Another group is that of the Amazigh (Berbers): the indigenous North Africans in Egypt. 'Minorities' is a term referring to categories of people differentiated from the social...
In an interview given to Al-Barlamāni newspaper, `Ali Ayman Abu Al-`Ella, member of the Health Committee at the House of Representatives, commented on the statement disclosed by The Coptic Solidarity (CS) Organization's 7th Conference held in Washington, under the title The Future of Egypt’s...
As a Brit I've never before been a revolutionary. Revolution just isn't in our vocabulary. Our American friends, as we might expect, were all gung ho on it from the start. My sympathies were entirely with Mr. Mubārak, who had served his country well in the Air Force, then as Vice-President under...

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