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Despite the Syndicate of Journalists Council decision to quit the constituent assembly, later confirmed by the Syndicate’s general assembly meeting, Chairman Mamdūḥ al-Wālī disregarded the decision and attended the final session to vote over the draft constitution.
Nādir al-Sirafī, a spokesman for the 1938 Copts League, which advocates divorce and remarriage in Christianity, called  for applying the Islamic sharī’ah on all Egyptians in personal status affairs, asserting the importance of having a general law applicable to all Egyptians without exception.
Prior to the inauguration of the first Egyptian parliament on March 15, 1924, a young girl named Mounira Thabet [Munīra Thābit] protested against the deprivation of women from casting their votes in the parliamentary elections, demanding the right of women to participate. The demand of Thābit was...
Middle East Online Website published an article on August 24 entitled “Egypt’s Morsi scraps preventive detention for publishing crimes” by Dominique Soguel. Below is the original text of the article: Egyptian newspaper editor Islam Afifi was freed after a few hours in custody on Thursday, a...
The Syndicate of Journalists, for its part, condemned the court verdict to remand ‘Afīfī into custody until the next session (September 16) and stressed that the Syndicate will have an urgent board meeting to discuss the matter.
Journalist Khālid Salāh, the editor-in-chief of the independent al-Yawm al-Sābi’ newspaper, was assaulted and his car smashed outside the Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) on Wednesday (Aug. 8). Salāh said during the investigations that a large number of bearded demonstrators carrying placards...
  The “an appeal to all patriots, freedom of the press is in danger” conference held at the Syndicate of Journalists, has launched a fierce attack on the Shūrá Council’s committee for the selection of editors-in-chief of national newspapers.  
A first circuit court will hear in September the suit brought by Engineer Mājid Mikhā'īl requesting a ruling halting the activities of committees supervising the election of the Coptic Orthodox Pope, also scheduled for September.
The difference between media in the Arab region and the western media lies in the role the media plays in the West; it has a social and interactive performance, it is aware of its national and professional responsibilities, and of the tasks it is entrusted with, which in the first and ultimate...
Member of the Parliament, Muḥammad ʿEsmat Al-Sādāt, who was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights, in an interview with Misr al-‘Arabiyya -when asked about the recent demonstrations that broke out in protest of the Egyptian government decision to concede two...

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