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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Lawmaker Dr. ‘Imād Jād threatened to resign from parliament if People’s Assembly Speaker Dr. Sa’d al-Katātnī continues to refuse debating his urgent statement on a crisis that followed an informal ‘urfī (informal) reconciliatory session decision to expel eight Coptic families from al-‘Āmrīyah area...
Before the outbreak of the 25th of January Revolution, women and Copts have been two politically and socially marginalized groups. However, they managed to make their way to political and social engagement. 
Mamdūḥ Fūda, who was elected as a member of parliament for several consecutive cycles between 1971 and 2005 for the city of Manṣūrah, al-Daqahlīya, passed away on Friday evening. 
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
Shaykhs forbid building churches, and Yassir Burhāmī encourages stopping the work. The religious committee of the Egyptian Parliament agreed on new laws to organize general or public fatwa;  a matter that was expected in order to control all the unauthorized fatwās released by some people that had...
Christian denominations behind the controversy over the "personal status" law We do not want a slanderous or offensive media. We will raise a case to appeal on the investigation of the "Lady of the Vineyard" case Christian students are forced to memorize Qur'an and prophetic traditions I agree to...
Hānī ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, the official documentarian of New Suez Canal, announced that he will begin to document the information related to the housing of Coptic families moving from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʿīlīya after being targeted by terrorists.
The case of Dr. Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid will remain a salient example of contempt of religion in the 90s of last century. Professor Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid, one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam, while not denying that the Qūr'ān was of divine origin, he argued that it was a "cultural product"...
Egypt's MP Marguerite `Āzer said that Germany's decision to stop migrants reaching Europe's Mediterranean coast by picking them at the sea and returning them to Africa is not shocking, adding that Germany, as a sovereign country, has the right to decide what appropriate measures it decides to take...

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