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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...
For many years expatriate churches in Cairo organize regular visits to foreign prisoners at Qanater prison. Egyptian authorities allow foreigners only to visit non-Egyptian nationals. Egyptian visitors are allowed to visit both Egyptian and non-Egyptian visitors. It is much easier to visit prison...
The Supreme State Security Prosecution extended the imprisonment of eight defendants, who were deported from the Gulf to Egypt, for 15 days pending investigations over accusations of their joining a terrorist group established contrary to the provisions of the law and the Constitution.
Summary: The Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights, a rights group based in Geneva, has filed a complaint with the Complaint Processing Committee of the OHCHR in Geneva against Qatar because of its “support for and funding of terrorist groups.” The organization filed the complaint...
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
The governor of al-Ismaʿīliyya, Ḥamdī ʿUthmān, stressed on the importance of the role of religious leaders, Muslims and Christians, in raising awareness of the people to participate in the referendum process on the new constitutional amendments of 2019.
v. Fr. Lūqā Asʿad, bishop of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Rashīd, Buḥayra governorate, has called on the Supreme Constitutional Court to decide on the lawsuit filed by the church acting on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs II, Bishop Bākhūmiyyūs, bishop of Buḥayra, Maṭrūḥ, and the five western cities,...
The Cairo Criminal Court continues to hear the prosecutor's pleading in the retrial of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī and 23 Brotherhood leaders in connection with Ḥamas with the maximum sentence imposed on the defendants. The session will be held under the chairmanship of Judge Muḥammad...
Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late President Muḥammad Anwār al-Sādāt, is considered one of the most important advocates for Egyptian women’s rights in history. She was a lecturer at Cairo University, was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, and a lecturer at South Carolina State...

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