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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. 
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...
 [AWR: this interview was recorded, transcribed and translated by Diana Maher Ghali]
Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, the Mufti of Egypt, says that Egypt is a nation of institutions that emphasize the principle of separation of powers. He also says that when differences arise, the citizen can express his concerns through a number of means, the most important of which is the media.  Speaking at his...
A Christian mother and Muslim convert father, now separated, fight for the custody of their 13 year-old twins. The father wins the battle even though Egyptian law states that children under the age of 15 should stay with their mother, regardless of religion. The twins state that they are Christian...

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