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Beside resorting to all four schools of Islamic law, the Civil Code of Egypt allows recourse to mainly the Hanafi doctrine,. Legislation in Northern Egypt for example mainly allow recourse to the doctrine carrying the name of its founder Abu Hanīfa, whereas legislation in the South, and most of the...
Al-Qaradāwi is considered one of the prominent symbols of the Muslim Brotherhood. He is not only a religious scholar, but his political positions, affected by religious legislation, made him a controversial figure on several levels. Who is Al-Qaradāwi? What is his historical relationship to the MB...
Background: Yūsuf al-Badrī is an Egyptian Islamic preacher, formerly a member of the People’s Assembly and is said to be closely related to the Muslim Brotherhood, although he himself denies this time and again. At the start of the interview, the shaykh says he wants to address to the public that...
Background: The interview with Majdī Hussaīn, the Editor-in-Chief of al-Shaʿb magazine and an Islamic political activist, and an Islamic Īmam revolves around the case of Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd, a liberal Islamic thinker who was accused of apostasy, and the issue of the tunnel created upon the decision...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview); English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview took place in Dr. Muḥammad Ṣalāḥ's office in the Media Production City, 6th of October...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: Hamdī ( last name unknown, friend of Mahmūd Fathī) Transcript: not mentioned Approval: Requested and no objection received   This is the second transcript of...
Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English, Arabic Interpreter: Dr. Wafāʾ Ḥafnī Transcript: not mentioned Approved: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Wafāʾ Hafnī, Dr. Sanā’ and Dr. Ishtihād; granddaughter and daughters of Ḥasan al-Bannā give personal...
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo Approval: requested and no objection received   The interview with Aḥmad Najīb Founder Council of Trustees of the Revolution in Egypt, evolves round the...
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...

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