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Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius sent a legal memorandum to the Administrative Court exhorting it to turn down all lawsuits against his appointment and cancellation of the papal elections. [Author Not Mentioned, Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, Oct. 28, p. 3] Read text in...
The Administrative Court has ruled to refer the lawsuit demanding the dissolution of the FJP (translator’s note: the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood)  to the state commissioners board in the Council of State to give their legal opinion on the matter. 
The Administrative Court decided to refer 12 cases, pertaining to removing the Egyptian nationality from runaway Muslim Brotherhood leaders, to the Commissioners’ Board in the Council of State.
The Egyptian Right to Life Movement announced today that its claim has been approved by the Administrative Court, and eventually the approval to file a lawsuit against the Coptic Orthodox Church. In a press statement disclosed to Copts United, the claimant Ashraf Anīs, founder of the Right to Life...
Ashraf Anīs, Member of the Association the right to life,  and the first person who resigned from the Coptic Orthodox Church stated that ruling of the Administrative Court to allow him to resign from the Orthodox Church, based on the decision of the church,  is an acknowledgment that resigning from...
The Administrative Court, Education Section, headed by Counselor Hātim Salāh has reprimanded former head of Azhar university Dr. Usāmah al- ‘Abd and accused him of not applying the correct laws on the students of the Muslim Brotherhood
Liberal Islamic researcher and thinker Islām al-Biḥayrī denied the rumors on a court ruling that allegedly ban him from appearing on TV channels, commenting that the ruling, which was in his favor, is a victory for freedom of thought.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), confirmed that Law No. 10 of 1914, which is still in force with the Demonstration Law since November 2013, had been repealed since January 1928, over 89 years ago upon a consensus in the Egyptian Parliament back then.
Dr. Rev. Mūnīr Hanna, head of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt, said that his Church will initiate legal procedures to maintain its affiliation to the Mother Church in England, after the Egyptian Administrative Court had rejected the claim it had previously from affiliation to the Coptic...
Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights “ECESR” and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” praised the court ruling which overruled the implementation of the decree of the former Minister of Justice, Counselor Aḥmad Al- Zind. The ruling grants judicial police powers to...
Egypt's Administrative Court continues trying the claim filed by Tawfīq `Okāsha against 62 TV channels, including those controlled by Muslim-Brotherhood (MB), for 'incitement against the Egyptian regime.
President of Egypt's Administrative Court, `Abd al-Majīd al-Mūqannen, referred a claim submitted by lawyer Tāreq Mahmūd to the State Commissioners Authority. Mahmūd had filed a lawsuit to dissolve the Egypian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR). 
On Wednesday, Egypt witnessed important events of which the most noticeable are:
The Egyptian Court of Appeal on Tuesday accepted the appellations submitted by former President Muhammad Mursi, the Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat Al-Shāter, and 22 others, by suspending life and death sentences issued against them for "collaborating with Hamas." The Court ordered a re-trial before a...
The Administrative Court’s said, on its decision to block pornographic websites, that the sites were releasing poison by spreading depravity throughout Egyptian society. The court found such sites, through sound and picture, to violate all foundational religious doctrines, moral values, and general...
The first session of Egypt's Administrative Court of Justice, headed by the State Council's Vice Premier, Yehya Dakrūrī, issued a ruling on Tuesday that canceled the ruling that banned the publication of “Fraudulent Presidential Elections” in 2012, which ended up with a close run in favor of former...
Which images and stories are to be trusted? Copts and Muslims being united in Tahrīr Square in January and February 2011? Coptic Orthodox Priest Father Yu’annis and Salafī Shaykh Hamdī cooperating in the Upper Egyptian village of Qufādah or those of October 9, 2011, with raging armored vehicles,...
The article highlights the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights during the first quarter of 2009.
On March 16 the Supreme Administrative Court passed a ruling allowing Bahā’īs to leave the religion field on their official documents blank. The ruling marks the end of a five year battle on the part of the Bahā’īs but has unfortunately been marred by sectarian events that took place against them a...
The article looks at recent incidents of fundamentalism in Egypt, citing the examples of a university course at Alexandria University and an Islamic thinker who has accused priests of secretly baptising converts.

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