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The political, legal and media controversy is repeatedly raised when the issue of removing the religion field from the National ID generates.  12 years ago, the issue was raised by the National Council for Human Rights, headed at the time by Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī. Discussions and meetings could...
Background:   Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī (November 14,1922 – February 16,2016), the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) discusses the main issues for a reform of the UN. He says there is a need for preparations of a new system of the UN. Many issues have arisen which need to be dealt...
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Dr. Butrus Butrus Ghāli, the first Egyptian, Arab, and African to assume the post of Secretary General of the United Nations. He was born on November 14, 1922 in Cairo, and married to an Egyptian Jew named Lea Nadler. He came from a great family...
Following the military-themed funeral to be held today at 4 pm in the presence of important dignitaries, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II, will lead the funeral service for late Dr. Botros Botros Ghālī in church, Cairo at 5 pm of the same day.
Since I was student in college, I had a passion for `Abd al-Rahmān al-Kawākebī's thoughts and books. He was from Aleppo, a beacon of knowledge in the late 19th century and early 20th century. His book Tabā'e` al-Iste`bād (The Natures of Tyranny) is considered an early act of resistance against '...
The new law draft on the founding and mandates of the National Council for Human Rights was prepared by the Government, ignoring the major amendments proposed by members of the NCHR, namely visit prisons by notice and not by permit, guarantee the financial independence of the Council, and...
Background: The Palestinian Ambassador to the UN and nephew of the late Yāssir ʿArafāt, Nāṣir al-Qudwa, is also the former Palestinian Foreign Minister and a member of Fataḥ. At an FPA press conference, al-Qudwa is asked to share his expectations of the UN, what they will do in regards to the...
Background: Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī, Secretary General of the United Nations, is addressing the European Parliament on the 50th anniversary of the United Nations’ founding in Strasbourg. His speech is mainly about democracy, European values and model and how the UN sees the future of the...
Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...

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