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The Supreme Judicial Council decided on Thursday to approve a request put forward by former Prosecutor General Dr ‘Abd Al-Majīd Mahmūd to return as head of one chamber of the Cairo Appeal Court. 
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria, the Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese, received on Wednesday Counselor Aḥmad Jamāl ad-Dīn, President of the Court of Cassation and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council. Ad-Dīn headed a delegation of judges to offer greetings to the Pope on the occasion of...
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.
Muhammad 'Abd al-'Adāla, president of the Social Justice Party, presented a case to the State Council urging the government and the Supreme Judicial Council to announce Easter and Epiphany as national holiday. Currently the only official Christian holiday is Christmas.
Ahmad Makkī, vice president of Egypt’s cassation court, in charge of developing the new judicial authority law, has announced that the project will provide for the abolition of state security prosecution and expand the mandate of the Supreme Judicial Council, in its appointment of advisors to the...
The Christian mother embroiled in a lawsuit with her ex-husband over the custody of their two children has claimed that she will not give custody of her children over to her Muslim husband.
The new appointments of women judges have angered Islamist activists and various male judges, while other have hailed it as a much-needed step forward for Egypt’s legal system.
Wafā’ Shu‘ayrah and Rajab al-Murshidī report on the opinions of different councilors and judges in Egypt.
Comment of a group of Egyptian NGOs on the establishment of the National Council for Human Rights. They write about a system of legislation that severely limits rights to the freedom of forming parties, publications and civil society.


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