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Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
This report is on the formation of the Egyptian Constitution of 2012 and was commissioned by the German organization Missio who translated it into German for publication in Germany.
This interview was held on March 3, 2013 with the participation of researcher Jayson Casper and research assistant Diana Serôdio. It aimed at grasping Dr. Nadīyah Mustafá's perspective on the process through which the new Constitution came into being. The content of this interview was later used...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic. It was later translated into English, expanded with texts of Nushin Atmaca and Patricia Prentice and edited by Cornelis Hulsman with help of Jenna Ferrecchia and Douglas May.
A state of disgruntlement was sparked among a number of Coptic Orthodox bishops who were absent from last week’s meeting at the Saint Mark Cathedral to discuss names of possible presidential hopefuls and others to represent the church in the constitutional assembly, according to a source inside the...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a key founder of the Jamā’ah Islāmīyah in Egypt and the first chairman of its shūrá (consultative) council, offered an apology to Copts for “what has befallen them as a result of the Jamā’ah’s mistakes during the 1970s and 1980s”. [Robeir al-Fāris, Watanī, March 4, p. 5] Read...
Dr. Hamdī Hasan, a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), warned that there is a conspiracy against the second article of the Egyptian constitution that states '...Islamic Sharī'ah is the principal source of legislation". He said that the MB will have to use force [Reviewer's Note: in...
In her speech during the Islamic Thinking Forum, Su'ād Sālih, professor of comparative fiqh at the Azhar University, criticized the state of weakness the Islamic nation has reached. Sālih told al-Misrī al-Yawm that she does not regret joining al-Wafd Party.
The issue of subjecting books of hadīth and interpretation to a process of sifting out Israelite hadīths has resurfaced, although the matter has in the past been met with loud opposition from some religious authorities. The Azhar University has called for the addition of a new subject to the...

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