Organizations

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Responsible for appointing imams of mosques after July 2013. Those imams need to meet Azhar criteria

A religious minority in Egypt,  cases of discrimination and attacks against Baha'is have been reported and  calls for religious freedom and recognition have been raised by the Baha'is, for example related to the identity card- issue (only choice between Christian, Muslim and Jews ).

Estimation of the numbers of Baha'i living in Egypt ranges from 500 to over 7000 (according to online souces)

Egyptian organization headed by the Coptic Orthodox Pope and the Grand Imam of the Azhar which aims at bringing Muslims and Christians together

BBC

Beijing Chengda Normal School - progressivist Islamic school and teacher’s college in Beijing. Established in 1925, the Chengda Normal School formed the centre of Muslim modernisation efforts between the 1920s and 1940s. Many Chinese Azharites pursued an education at Chengda Normal School before leaving for Cairo. Its director Ma Songting is known as one of the ‘Great Four Ahongs’.

This is a group, fighters who are ready to fight both security forces and Muslim Brothers

Boko Haram, officially Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād, is an Islamic fundamentalist organization of terrorist methods, seeking an imposition of Sharia in northern Nigeria. It was founded by Mohammed Yusuf in 2002, with Maiduguri, Nigeria as their headquarter. The organization is known for the abduction of 110 school girls from the Government Technical Girls College in Dapchi in 2018.

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