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In March 2007, a referendum changed several articles of the Egyptian Constitution.
On February 20, 2013, Cornelis Hulsman, Diana Serodio, and Jayson Casper met with George Masīḥah to gain his perspective for an upcoming book Arab West Report will write on the crafting of the Egyptian constitution. Masīḥah is a member of al-Wafd Party and was added to the Constituent Assembly as a...
(Right) now all the political groups in Egypt conform to one main principle, which is to make sure that every part of society is represented in the constituent assembly that will draft the Egyptian constitution. There is no doubt that this principle is credible as long as it is implemented...
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...
The banned Muslim Brotherhood is still using the slogan "Islam is the solution," although religious slogans are now forbidden under the latest constitutional amendments.
Article two in the Egyptian Constitution seems to be the most problematic issue about the proposed Constitutional amendments. While the majority of Egyptians call for a civil state on the basis of citizenship and equality, many stress the impossibility of omitting or changing article two of the...
Al-Arabi reviewed the opinions of different intellectuals and prominent figures among them are: " General Fou’ad Allam, Ex-Manager of the State Security Police, who said that it is very difficult to confirm whether someone was behind the demonstrations of the students of the Azhar, " Spokesman...
The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in the elections of the Bar Association revealed their increasing political influence in Egypt following their recent victory in the parliamentary elections. The Bar association elections revealed the ruling party’s crisis, as it failed to confront the Islamic...
The recommendations of a seminar on amending the Egyptian constitution called for amending article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution, after failing to achieve an agreement to omit it.
Ākhir Sā‘ah tackles the sensitive issues of identity, terrorism and citizenship in the light of the proposal of the National Assembly for Human Rights to remove religious data from identification cards. Religious authorities, intellectuals and law makers were asked their opinions about the...
The conflict between the government and the media is escalating as the government ignores appeals to bring an end to the imprisonment of members of the press over publication offences, while journalists have widened their attack to campaign against prison sentences for publication offences, broader...
Some intellectuals have rejected the idea of a film about the life of Christ which they consider an insult to a holy figure.
Nearly 800 young Muslim preachers have been removed after passing the Ministry of Awqāf’s [endowments] test for imāms and preachers in 2005.
Sixteen imprisoned members of the Brotherhood, including a number of professional syndicate activists, filed a lawsuit demanding to be released, arguing that they were convicted under item 48 of the penal code, which the Constitutional Court annulled.
Some members of the Islamic bloc are asking questions about the Ministry of the Interior, the head of the Supreme Council of the Press and the head of the Shura Council’s failure to execute court judgments in the case of Al-Shaab newspaper. The deputy general secretary of the Labor Party said that...
The idea of establishing a party representing the Brotherhood has its supporters and opponents. Prof. Rifa’at El-Said, Dr. Abu El-Ela Madi and Dr. Hossam Badrawi totally reject the idea and believe this would be a threat to society. Prof. Milad Hanna is of opinion that this is not a challenge to...
Examples of several extremists who want to use their time in prison to study for a degree. None of these studies are related to Islam. The Ministry of Interior would not tolerate this.
The board of trustees of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has reconsidered the issue of foreign finance and has returned the check presented by the British embassy.
The inheritors, considering acting to be a sin, have burned all of Hussein Sedki’s films. The issue is whether acting is forbidden or not. Sedki was a veteran Egyptian actor.
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