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The article discusses the author’s view of how Egypt will change over the coming years, and how these changes will affect the minorities in the political and social spheres.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
This article resumes Father Būlus Bāsīlī’s discussion of his prison experience.
The author discusses what kind of Middle East will emerge from the “ashes” of the recent conflict in Lebanon. He quotes different opinions on this matter – will a secular Middle East emerge or one controlled by “fanatic” Islamic administrations.
Watani interviews one of the founders of the political party Misr al-Umm, which was recently denied a license by the Administrative Court because its platform clashed with the Egyptian constitution and the sharī‘ah due to its emphasis on secularism.
Kamāl Ghubryāl writes about a conference held in Cairo on the establishment of secularism in Egypt. He believes that the conference failed because they tried to match the solid concept of secularism with the new changes in society.
A recently held conference has discussed the idea of establishing an active secular movement in Egypt.
A recently held conference in Egypt about the establishment of a secularist approach to politics has stated that democracy requires secularism.
The author urges all Egyptians, particularly Copts, to join a secular movement that can stand against religious fundamentalism and guarantee the establishment of sound democracy.
An examination of why only 20 percent of eligible voters took part in Egypt’s elections, and why so many voted for Islamist candidates.


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