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Dr. Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd, the official spokesman for the constituent assembly, said Article II has not been officially discussed inside the relevant committee on mainstays of the society or the general sessions in the assembly. [Ahmad Fathī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, July 8, p. 5] Read original text in...
Some are depicting the sharī’ah as if it is sheer penal code but it eventually acts like a security fence protecting the society, the people and the nation in accordance with controls not like any other controls included in any given man-made laws. [Yusrī Hammād, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 8, p. 17] ...
Scholars from the Azhar attacked demands by al-Nūr to add the phrase “the four Islamic doctrines” to Article II, noting the people asking for this addition “have flawed understanding of the Islamic sharī’ah”. Former Muftī of the Republic Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, a representative of the Azhar on the...
“The center, concerned with Coptic affairs, emphasizes that the elected president is one of all Egyptians and that ballot boxes bring about legitimacy and this is must be respected by everyone as this is the one of the most important rules of democracy,” said ECDSHR Chairman Joseph Malāk. The...
Al-Azhar appealed in a message to Mursī to be president of all Egyptians and to always remember that he is responsible for the protection of all their rights by respecting equality and citizenship and working on solving the pressing problems suffered by the people, Muslims and Christians alike. [...
A statement by the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt and abroad congratulated Mursī over “winning the Egyptian people’s trust in the presidential election,” expressing confidence that Mursī will work on maintaining the nation’s higher interests and unity of all its groups. [Muḥammad Ḥijāb, al-Ahrām,...
Bishop Yūhannā Qulta, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholics in Egypt, declined to comment on Mursī’s victory in the presidential election. [ʿAbd al-Wahāb Shaʿbān, al-Wafd, June 26, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
All Egyptian churches congratulated Mursī for winning the state’s top post as Coptic movements and citizens urged him to fulfill his promises, including the establishment of a state of citizenship. Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymā, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod’s Information...
Malāk denied as “rumors” a reported possible increase in Coptic migration outside Egypt after Mursī came to power. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, June 26, p. 9] Read text in Arabic
“The center, concerned with Coptic affairs, emphasizes that the elected president is one of all Egyptians and that ballot boxes bring about legitimacy and this is must be respected by everyone as this is the one of the most important rules of democracy,” said ECDSHR Chairman Joseph Malāk. The...

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