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These interviews were organized by Cornelis Hulsman and took place, the first, on March 25th with Cornelis Hulsman (CH), Jayson Casper (JC), and Diana Serodio (DS) attending; the second on April 8th with Diana Serôdio alone. These interviews were made in the context of us preparing a report on how...
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...
Dr. Nājiḥ Ibrāhīm, a co-founder and theoretician of the al-Jamāʿa al-Islāmīya (Islamic Group), called on President Muḥammad Mursī to lead the nation with a mentality of a statesman, not that of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and give more room for power sharing regardless of ideological differences...
Human Rights First on Saturday (July 14) urged U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to put the issue of enhancing Egyptian women’s rights on her agenda of talks with Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī. [Basmah al-Mahdī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 15, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) Shūrá Council, said the Egyptian society is not read now for the implementation of the Islamic sharī’ah, urging the people in power to seek socio-political justice and public freedoms. [Munīr Adīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 5,...
The crisis over Article II of an expected Egyptian Constitution is about to be settled as salafī members of the constituent assembly announced their agreement that the principles of Islamic sharī’ah would be the main source of legislation but asked for including an explanation of the word ‘...
As the repercussions of the presidential battle, settled by Muslim Brotherhood candidate Dr. Muhammad Mursī, powerfully backed by Salafī groups, are not over yet, a new crisis between the Brotherhood and Salafists is looming in the horizon over the civil aspect of the state and Article II of the...
People's Assembly Speaker Sa'd al-Katātnī announced the final list of the 100 members of the constituent assembly that would draft a new constitution for Egypt. [Muhammad Abū Zayd and Muhammad Sālim, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 13, p. 1] Read text in Arabic
Penetrating the Coptic boycott against Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī for the first time, two envoys of Bishops Bula and Armiyā, one of them a businessman, held a secret meeting with Secretary General of the group’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) ‘Isām al-‘Iryān. [...
Dozens of Coptic women gathered outside the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah on Friday (May 18) to protest statements by Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, in which he called on Christian women to observe modest clothing and “follow in the...

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