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Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
In an unexpected development, the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) announced yesterday its decision to suspend hearings in all cases indefinitely. The decision of suspension coincided with the gathering of large numbers of demonstrators who gathered in front of SCC, thus, blocking judges from...
"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
A lawyer belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood has established a lawsuit before the National Council in which he demanded the repeal of the appointment of Tahānī al-Jibālī as Chancellor (Vice-President) of the Supreme Constitutional Court by the former President Husnī Mubārak.   
Rabī’ Shalabī, member of the Building and Development Party, has submitted a request to the committee of political parties to dissolve the party.
Commenting on a ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court to dissolve parliament, Ventrell said during a news briefing on Thursday (July 12) that Washington is not taking sides to any of the parties to the political process. He called on Egyptians to continue achieving what they aspire through...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
The Right to Life Movement The legislator called for the participation of Christians in the discussion of the family laws that will be applied to them. Furthermore, the legislator stated to the House of Representatives, that the "Churches of Egypt", should be called for the development of laws of...
Dr. Najīb Jibrā`īl, president of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR), praised the Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision on the rights of Christian employees to receive a paid month’s leave to visit Jerusalem, stressing that this provision is based on the principle of equality and...
President `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.

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