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A French law banning niqāb in public has led to Muslim clamor as well as a collapse in French president Nicolas Sarkozy's popularity; recent polls now predict his failure during the next elections.
 Cornelis Hulsman's farewell speech given at Cairo University in June 2009.
Al-Dustūr reports on the joint statement issued by Human Rights Watch and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights on the decree issued by the Ministry of Interior allowing putting a "-" in the religion entry for Bahā’īs.
There is a common belief in the West that Christians in Muslim countries are discriminated against, or sometimes even persecuted. While discrimination does exist, the situation is usually far more complex, argues Hulsman in this editorial. He also points out that while the Egyptian legal system...
Human Rights Watch asks Egypt to investigate about the incident of beating a Facebook activist.
The author looks at the status of the Baha’ī religion in Egypt and comments on the effects that this status can have on individuals.
Recent statements made by the US administration, denouncing the scandal [refers to assaulting demonstrators] of the amendment of article 76 of the constitution, has put the government in a predicament after Washington called for bringing to trial the persons who assaulted the demonstrators...
The Egyptian Movement for Change, Kifāya, upgraded defiance in the face of the ruling regime, insisting on tracking down the persons suspected of assaulting protesters against the plebiscite on article 76 of the constitution dealing with presidential elections, including women, before the...
National pride has led Egypt to strongly criticize the American decision to freeze additional foreign aid to Egypt in protest of the prosecution of human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Observers believe the decision is an effort to influence Egyptian policies.
Jerry Falwell’s appearance in a 60 Minutes broadcast sparked international Islamic protest, political fallout, and a fatwa calling for his death. The article contains interviews with Islamic experts, Christian theologians, and observers to summarize the event and put it into perspective.

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