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The presidential elections committee stated yesterday, June 17 that the results of the presidential elections will be announced on Thursday, June 21. Yet, both presidential candidates, Muhammad Mursī and Ahmad Shafīq, have claimed victory, both claiming to have received between 51 and 52 percent of...
The Egyptian government on Sunday vowed to beef up security around churches and use anti-terror laws against those fomenting sectarian sedition after 12 people died in clashes outside a church between Muslims and Christians in an area near Cairo.
In the article, Hibah al-Sharqāwī reviews a number of laws which she believes are meant to silence the opposition against the political regime.
The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...
The article reports on recent verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court that obliges the Ministry of Interior to officially acknowledge the conversion to Christianity on the identity cards of Christian-born converts to Islam.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...

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