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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria received bishop Makāriyyūs, bishop of Minya, at the papal headquarters on Wednesday.
For many decades, Copts have suffered from arbitrariness in the construction and renovation of churches. After they called again and again for issuing a law for ending such a situation and preventing the repeated incidents of sectarian strife, the June 30 Revolution erupted to revive their...
In a hearing held today with regard to the case of espionage for Ḥamās, the representative of the Supreme State Security Prosecution Muḥammad Jamāl revealed the details of the phone call between the ousted President MuḥammadMursī and the Director of his Office Aḥmad ‘Abd al ʿĀṭī as he was in...
Civil society institutions adopt goals and roles related to strengthening national identity, loyalty and raising the level of popular participation in political and social life. It is impossible to build a democratic society without civil society institutions. They come at the top of the list...
Judge SāmiḥʿAbd al-Ḥakam, the president of the Court of Appeal, said that the draft penal code pertaining to the minor offenses known as the law of (Cancelling Debtors' Imprisonment) was submitted to the House of Representatives and submitted to the Legislation Affairs Committee.
Counselor ʾAhmad Fuʾād Qāsim called for merging the draft personal status laws proposed by a number of parties, including Al-Azhar, the National Council for Women and Al-Wafd Party.
Jamīl Halīm, the Catholic Church’s legal advisor, said that the transfer of the project of Coptic Personal Status laws to the government would be complete by mid-May next year. This will pave the way toward submitting it to the House of Representatives.
“Get out and vote!” “Make your voice heard!”  “Vote ‘yes’ to the constitutional amendments!”  “Make your vote counts!” These slogans, placed alongside Egyptian flags, currently adorn the country’s streets and roundabouts and call for citizens to participate in the referendum on constitutional...
Counselor Yūsuf Ṭalʿat, legal representative of the Evangelical Church, revealed the details of the meeting of the heads of the Egyptian churches at the papal headquarters at the Cathedral of St. Mark's in ʿAbbāsiyya.

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