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The Party Affairs Committee rejected the formation of the Shiite al-Tahrīr Party, saying that the founder of the party did not meet the legal requirements. The Committee informed the Supreme Administrative Court of its decision. This article has no link online.
The Supreme Administrative Court set the July 2 session to resume considering the case of re-converters to Christianity. A number of Copts had converted to Islam and later converted back to Christianity and asked the interior ministry to have their personal information proving their Christian, not...
The Administrative Judiciary Court decided to postponed Kāmīliyā Shihātah's case to June 14, 2011.  Counselor Najīb Jabrā’īl Mīkhā’īl, Coptic lawyer, Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO), said that the court did not summon Shihātah and that the trial is about...
The article comments on Pope Shenouda of Alexandria and his stance on both the verdict of the Administrative Court and the personal status law for Christian denominations.  The pope ordered the removal of the signs raised inside the church which supported his stand against the verdict of the...
The Muslim Brotherhood and other representatives of political forces filed 20 appeals to the supreme administrative court and the supreme constitutional court to null the current parliament.   Subhī Sālih an MB says that they back their appeal with article 87 in the constitution that states: “The...
Pope Shenouda III’s lawyer, Ramses al-Najjār, denied the Church’s alleged disapproval of the Supreme Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of Hānī Wasfī, obliging the Pope to issue permits for Copts to remarry. He explained that although the Supreme Administrative Court turned down the writ...
Egypt’s Administrative Court has upheld a previous ruling requiring that the Coptic Orthodox Church issue remarriage licenses for divorcees. Presiding judge Kamāl Lam‘ī rejected the two appeals because he says they failed to provide any convincing reason to overturn the prior ruling, which was...
This article defends the Church against attacks it faced after it declared its refusal to implement the court decision giving permission for divorcees to remarry.
Councilor Ahmed Shams has been responsible for some of the most significant rulings throughout the last 40 years in which he has been a member of the judiciary. The most recent of these ruling is Copts' right to second marriage, a matter with which Pope Shenouda III refuses to comply. Key Words:...
Legal bodies question Muslim women’s rights to wear the niqāb during university exams. 

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