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The Egyptian judicial system lacks the unified stance and rules that regulate the cases of conversion and its consequences at the Department of Civil Status.
Najīb Jabrā’īl opposes the draft unified law for the building of houses of worship and calls on all Christian denominations in Egypt to approve the law only after thorough study and ascertaining that it is consistent with their rights.
The Muftī of Egypt Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah asserted that Muslims are free to change their faith as it is a matter between an individual and God.
A defrocked pastor and his son pass themselves off as Evangelical pastors and issue distorted conversion and marriage documents.
Coptic Orthodox activist laymen call to change the list of rules and legislations regulating the election of the Coptic patriarch. A Coptic Orthodox member of the Council of State sent a letter to President Mubārak with suggested rules.
While the majority of Muslim schools impose the death penalty on people who convert from Islam, the Qur’ān imposes no earthly punishment for conversion, andtheProphet Muhammad never killed anybody for apostasy. In the following lines Muslim thinker Jamāl al-Bannā writes about tolerance in Islam and...
A Coptic lawyer calls the minister of interior to re-authorize the advising and guidance committees for Christians intending convert to Islam. He highlights Egypt’s poor reputation among human rights organization’s due to rumors about forcing Coptic girls to convert to Islam.
The author discusses the recent cases of Christians who converted to Islam and wish to re-convert to Christianity. He wonders at what point freedom of belief ends and discrimination begins.
The article discusses the triumph of a few Copts who were permitted to re-convert to Christianity, having originally converted to Islam. The author criticizes the double standard in how easy it is to embrace Islam, yet how difficult it is to embrace Christianity.
The unified draft law for the building and repair of houses of worship which was prepared by the National Council for Human Rights is an important step forward toward eradicating a large proportion of sectarian incidents.

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