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The writer comments on the return of Nasr Abu Zeid from a seven-year exile in The Netherlands. He provides us with some information concerning the background of Dr. Abu Zeid, and the crisis he faced, resulting in leaving Egypt.
The article is an interview with Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid. Abu Zeid stresses his love for Egypt and totally rejects to be asked about what he believes in. He is of the opinion that Muslims should differentiate between political and economical concepts in the West and the West as culture and...
This paper discusses the rights and freedoms granted by the current Egyptian constitution as regards to the scope of freedom, the limitations imposed by legal and practical restrictions, and the extent to which this freedom conforms to the international conventions officially upheld by Egypt
The author says that Nobel laureate Najīb Mahfouz was sued for adding to the list of God’s Fairest Names. He added that the lawyer also demanded the separation of Mahfouz from his wife, like the case of Islamic thinker Dr. Nasr Hāmid Abu Zayd.
Egyptian writer, Nasr Hāmid Abu Zayd has been awarded this year’s Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Cairo’s First Degree Personal Status Court will look, on June 18, at the lawsuit started by a lawyer against Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi and her husband. The accusation is that she announced opinions against Islam.
The separation of a husband and wife as a result of one of them leaving Islam is not directly based on the Qur’an or Mohammed’s tradition, but rather on jurisprudence conclusion that since the apostate is no longer a Muslim, and since a Muslim female cannot marry a non-Muslim male, they are to be...
Nawal Al-Sa’adawi sent a letter to Rose El-Youssef to defend herself against the apostasy charges directed at her. She said that when she talked about going on pilgrimage and kissing the black stone, she spoke out of Sufi philosophy, which her father adopted and which gives priority to the core of...
Many intellectuals were asked about their opinion regarding the return of Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid to Egypt. Essam Al-Erain said that he would welcome Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid back to Egypt because the case had been transformed from a disagreement on scientific research and points of view into a...
An Egyptian court allowed Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu-Zeid to refer his appeal, regarding an unconstitutional article in the penal code, to the Supreme Constitutional Court.

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