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The Egyptian family court in Ḥilwān filed the grounds of its ruling, which was based on the enforcement of the statute of Orthodox Copts regarding inheritance distribution. It resulted in Coptic lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh and her brothers receiving the same share of inheritance. 
On Monday an Egyptian court ruled in favour of Hudā Naṣr Allāh, a lawyer who had demanded to inherit the same share as her brothers. This historic ruling was praised by many human rights defenders, Copts and women. The human rights lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh wrote on her Facebook page, “Finally a...
Nabīl Ghabriyyāl, a Coptic lawyer in cassation, called on church representatives, who recently met to discuss the new personal status bill for non-Muslims (the new family law for Copts), to draw up a text organizing the distribution of inheritance for Christians.   
According to the author, articles two and three of the new constitution have maintained national unity as Article II stated that Islam is the religion of the state and Article III gave rights to Copts and Jews to refer to their own codes in personal status and religious affairs. Dr. Abd al-Fattāh...
  Salāh Abdul Ma’būd, the representative of the Nūr Party in the Constituent Assembly, that they insist on keeping Article 3. He stated, “We refuse to replace ‘Jews and Christians’ with ‘non-Muslims’”. He stated that amending it to read “non-Muslims” “opens the door to evil” (Wahīd Sha’bān, Gihān...
Al-Nūr Party has warned against amending the article. Dr. Sha’baān Abdal ‘Alīm, the assistant secretary general of the party, stated that amending the third article may allow the marriage of gays and stated that Islam only recognizes Christianity and Judaism.
Karīmah Kāmil, journalist, stated that the third article of the constitution is a trap and despite this some people see it as in the interests of Copts.
The Right to Life Movement The legislator called for the participation of Christians in the discussion of the family laws that will be applied to them. Furthermore, the legislator stated to the House of Representatives, that the "Churches of Egypt", should be called for the development of laws of...
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