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The Azhar, commenting on the ruling, said the top Sunnī establishment supports the judiciary and the respects legitimacy, adding justice has the final say on everything. “The Azhar is not dictating anything to any institution. It has expressed rejection against participation in the constituent...
Majdī Shenouda, the representative of the church on the panel, said the ruling has offered a sigh of relief for the Egyptian street and was in line with the law. He called for re-forming the assembly that should include at least five constitutional law experts. Asked whether the church, which had...
The court said that Article 60 of the Constitutional Declaration has mentioned that the People’s Assembly and Shūrá Council are to meet to choose 100 members of the constituent assembly to draft a constitution but it has not clearly stated that the members of parliament will obtain membership of...
  Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview with Jerome Drevon, a French PhD student, focuses on the Islamic...
The leaders of the Brotherhood renewed their call to separate the da`wa from politics within the Organization's activities. In a press statement disclosed in May, Dr Jamāl Heshmat, member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Shūra Council, said that the MB members see the urge to separate the political...
Ḥasan Ḥanafī is a Muslim liberal leftist thinker who has been and still is a professor in philosophy at Cairo University since 1988. His vast knowledge on a broad field of philosophy and religion has given him many positions and invitations throughout his career. Ḥanafī's political understanding of...
A seminar on the relationship between the concepts of consultation (Shūrá) and democracy in the jurisprudence of Islamic politics was held yesterday evening (April 30, 2013) at the Faculty of Sharī'ah and Law in Damanhūr. Muftī of the Republic Dr. Shawqī 'Allām supported the idea of Arab democracy...
Hātim Kamāl al-Shāzlī said that his daughter Ranā, who has been missing for seventy days, ran off to Turkey with a young Christian from Beni Suef. Al-Shāzlī accused Coptic clergy of using Salafī Black Magic on his daughter, forcing her to convert from Islam to Christianity. Despite the findings of...
A number of Coptic activists lunched a campaign on the social-networking website “Facebook” under the slogan “no for inviting killers to the Cathedral” and that to demand from the church not to invite President Mursī, Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl and speaker of the Shūrá Council Ahmad Fahmī to the...
A number of Coptic activists have started a campaign on social networking sites titled, “No to inviting the killers to the Cathedral”. The campaign was launched in order to demand that the Church reconsider inviting President Muḥammad Mursī, Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl, and speaker of the Shūrā...

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