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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,...
Pope Tawadros shall attend today the oath- swearing ceremony of President- elect Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī that will be held in the Supreme Constitutional Court. 
The three Coptic Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic Churches also declined to comment on the rulings handed down by the Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday (June 14) regarding the invalidity of the one-third individual seats in parliament and the unconstitutionality of the law on practicing...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the Supreme Court to reject verdicts sentencing 12 Christians to 25-year imprisonment terms in the case of sectarian unrest in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya, in April. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
In a fresh escalated reaction to the Constitutional Court’s ruling invalidating the law on the election of the People’s Assembly, the lower house of the two-chamber parliament, legislators from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) insisted on convening a legislative committee...
Hānī `Ezzat al-Masrī, founder of Victims of Personal Status Law Association declared a peaceful gathering in front of the Parliament building to protest against the statement delivered by Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, during his...
Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights “ECESR” and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” praised the court ruling which overruled the implementation of the decree of the former Minister of Justice, Counselor Aḥmad Al- Zind. The ruling grants judicial police powers to...
In March 2007, a referendum changed several articles of the Egyptian Constitution.
This report is on the formation of the Egyptian Constitution of 2012 and was commissioned by the German organization Missio who translated it into German for publication in Germany.
Translation and comments: Cornelis Hulsman The new Egyptian Constitution is not yet finished but Amr Darrag is now already proud. The Constitutional Assembly, which he chairs, presented this week the first version of the document about which the Egyptians, for the first time, have a say. “The...

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