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The article discusses reactions to a recent Supreme Administrative Court ruling which forces the Coptic Orthodox Church to allow Copts that have been divorced through civil courts to re-marry.
Khalīl presents a history of the advice and guidance sessions held with Copts who want to convert to Islam.
The author comments on two recent court rulings concerning freedom of belief. One concerns Christians who converted to Islam and then back to Christianity and the other gives Bahā’īs the right to leave the religion box empty on ID cards.
The article reports on a letter of Max Michel to Pope Shenouda, in which Michel points to how Christians of Egypt have been increasingly abandoning their faith because of hardships in obtaining church divorce.
On February 12, Arab countries adopted a charter which puts limits on Arab satellite channels and prohibits offending political and religious figures. Qatar has rejected the document and Lebanon has expressed its reservations. The article outlines the repercussions of the incident.
The article discusses the emergence of a trend to file lawsuits, in which the plaintiffs demand either official recognition of their belief, as in the case of the Bahā’īs, or the right to convert from one religion to another.
The article comments on a Supreme Administrative Court ruling to allow 15 Christians who had converted to Islam and later returned to Christianity to reclaim their legal rights as Christians.
The Azhar has recommended that a book on the sexual life of the Prophet Muhammad be confiscated.
Fahmī Huwaydī criticizes a document that has been issued by Arab information ministers concerning TV satellite channels, believing that it will censor freedom of expression.
The Shūrá Council has approved a project law to prevent demonstrations in houses of worship. The majority of Egyptian political parties and authorities approved the decision, but certain people have expressed their opposition to it.

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