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The Egyptian Center for Human Rights asked the legislative institutions to specify a certain number of seats in Parliament for women. At the same time, the Center called all political parties and all NGOs to activate women’s political participation.
Religious scholars came to be divided between supporters and opponents to the idea of the nomination of Muslim women in elections and regarding their rights in participating in the political life. The Mufti and sheikh Youssef Al-Badri believe that women’s nature does not allow them to have a role...
The banned Muslim Brotherhood put on the mask of democracy whenever it suits them and serves their purpose. The latest of these masks was the nomination of a woman in the coming elections, American style. Rose El-Youssef asked the Brotherhood’s nominee if the American style in the coming elections...
The Egyptian government is accused of preventing the Muslim Brotherhood from taking part in the parliamentary elections and gagging the local Egyptian public. But put those accusations aside and you see that in fact all indications show that the government is serious about not mixing religion with...
A strange and negative thing about the Islamic culture in the Muslim world, is our need to discuss subjects while the Qur’an and Mohammed’s tradition have been telling us about the ideal community and about a Muslim woman’s political rights and political practices.
As Gamal Al-Shazly, the assistant secretary general of the National Party declared that - according to the recommendations of the president - Copts, women and youth will have a greater share in the coming people’s assembly elections in November [2000].
The surprise was very cruel and bitter when people were struck by a 22 year old girl throwing a Molotov bottle in the library of the church of Ain Shams. The bitterness grew more and more when the confession of this girl resounded. She stated she did not intend to kill innocents, thank God no one...
The struggle about obtaining voting rights for women in Kuwait. Muslim Brothers in Kuwait oppose women getting these rights.
The sweeping of Kuwait’s parliamentary polls on July 3 might bode well for women’s suffrage, but it also raises the prospects of a new showdown between MPs and the emir’s government. Opposition candidates won a two-thirds majority in the poll, giving the liberals and Islamists the power to block...
Counting of votes which could herald a new era of women’s rights in Kuwait went into the early hours of Sunday [July 4, 1999] with first returns showing a tight race between opponents and supporters of proposed full female emancipation. A key issue in the Gulf nation’s parliamentary election held...

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