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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
On 28th June, the summer school group took an excursion to Sekem farm, an organic farm in the Egyptian desert, around 60km North East of Cairo. The students were there to discover the Sekem ethos, sustainable development with a holistic approach, and experience the living and learning intercultural...
Throughout the presentation of Johan Snel on July 6th, 2018, three themes were discussed: modern democracies, the dark side of democracies, and the lessons we can draw from this.
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...
A World Net Daily (WND) report alleging that a ring U.S. President Barack Obama wears on his left hand includes the Islamic and Arabic phrase, “There is no God but Allah,” has been making its way across social media and the blogosphere. The article cites an Obama critic and an Islamic scholar as...
A fact-finding commission, set up by the National Council for Human Rights, embarked on Thursday (October 11) on probing the conditions of Christian families in Rafah after reports some of them were forced to relocate to other areas following threats by outlaw groups.
Bishop Bīshūy held a closed meeting with leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) inside St. Dimyana Monastery in the town of Bilqās, al-Qalyubia governorate to discuss the status of Copts in the draft constitution, planned to be finalized...
Shaykh Sa’īd al-Rūbī, a leading member of the Salafī Da’wah (Call), large segments of the Egyptian people are for the implementation of the Islamic sharī’ah despite the appearance of some “hypocrites” on satellite channels to propagate fears about the sharī’ah.
The Christian Brotherhood group praised the court rulings acquitting the defendants charged with killing protesters in a case known in the media as the Camel Battle, which took place on February 2, 2011, extending thanks to the “fair judiciary”.
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī,Fādī Yūsuf, the founder of the Coalition of Coptic Egypt, said he told Patterson that the United States...
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī, a few days after her meeting with Egyptian Shiite leaders who told her they applied for the Dutch...
President Muhammad Mursī stressed commitment to provide security for all citizens, Muslims and Copts, adding any assault on Copts would be tantamount to assaults on him personally. 
Dr. Muhammad Mahsūb, Minister of State for Legal & Parliamentary Affairs, revealed that the drafting committee in the constituent assembly introduced several amendments to the draft constitution issued on October 24 upon proposals received by members of the panel.
Ambassador Mirvat al-Talāwī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), criticized some members of the constitution-drafting assembly, saying there were attempts to bring women 100 years backward. “The constitution being drafted at present will influence the future of Egypt and...
The 1938 Copts League, which advocates divorce and remarriage for Christians, submitted a request to the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt not to violate the Islamic sharī’ah that guaranteed for Christians the right to have recourse to it. [Shādyah Yūsuf, al-Ahrām, Oct. 13...
Muslim thinker Dr. Muhammad ‘Imārah said that the church is now ushering in a new era that fits the stage Egypt is experiencing after the January 25 revolution, calling on the pope to bring the church back to its spiritual role and keep its distance from politics.
After the great moments that saw Bishop Tawadros II elected as pope, who pledged, in writing and verbally, to amend the flawed 1957 statute, the congregation must participate in and have a say about the modernization of their church and its antiquated rule.
Acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius ordered the formation of an ad hoc commission to oversee the ceremony of the enthronement of Bishop Tawadros II as the 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark at the Cairo district of al- ‘Abbassīyah in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who...
Also, Mahmūd al-Sharīf, Chairman of the Syndicate of al-Ashrāf (Descendants of the Prophet Muhammad), and Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, Director of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), sent a congratulatory cable to Pope Tawadros II.
The State Council’s Administrative Judiciary Court on Tuesday (October 9) adjourned reviewing lawsuits requesting the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood group and closing down all its headquarters nationwide to the November 20 session. [Nuhá ‘Āshūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Oct. 10, p. 3] Read text...

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