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Judge SāmiḥʿAbd al-Ḥakam, the president of the Court of Appeal, said that the draft penal code pertaining to the minor offenses known as the law of (Cancelling Debtors' Imprisonment) was submitted to the House of Representatives and submitted to the Legislation Affairs Committee.
In a precedent inside the first parliament after the January 25 revolution, Salafī MP Mamdūh Ismā’īl stunned all fellow lawmakers when he recited the azān (Muslim call for prayers) for the ‘asr (afternoon) inside the People’s Assembly hall during debates. Parliament Speaker Sa’d al-Katātnī...
The banished family of a notable Copt in al-‘Āmrīyah of the name of Abū Sulaymān opened fire on the locals who gathered outside the house of Murād Girgis, the young Copt who started all the trouble in the area, but his neighbors secured his exit with his property from the area. Sāfī ‘Abd al-Wanīs,...
Suggested changes to the child law have provoked far-reaching debates. The issues of female circumcision, a child's paternity and the law's adherence to the principles of Sharī‘ah are three of the key topics that have come under analysis.
Confrontations erupted between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood group in the governorate of al-Daqahlīya, killing 34-year-old Mahdī Ghannām, a teacher of English language.
Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
Hamdī al- Hussinī sheds light on the controversy in both Muslim and Christian circles concerning the unified law for houses of worship. Supporters of this law hope that it will diffuse tension and sectarianism amongst Muslims and Christians, while opponents warn of negative consequences from...
The review deals with the issue of the Bahā’ī faith in Egypt amidst a tug-of -war between supporters of the Egyptian Bahā’īs’ right to have their faith openly registered in their identity cards and those denying them any rights and terming them as infidels or apostates.
The author focuses on some aspects of the draft law on the abolition of imprisonment of journalists, which will soon be referred to the People’s Assembly for a final debate.
Abd al-Latīf Hāmid writes about a parliamentary suggestion to establish a governmental center that works on following, and then analyzing the stream of rumors. The center also suggests making rumor-spreading a criminal offense.


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