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All Egyptian churches congratulated Mursī for winning the state’s top post as Coptic movements and citizens urged him to fulfill his promises, including the establishment of a state of citizenship. Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymā, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod’s Information...
Malāk denied as “rumors” a reported possible increase in Coptic migration outside Egypt after Mursī came to power. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, June 26, p. 9] Read text in Arabic
“The center, concerned with Coptic affairs, emphasizes that the elected president is one of all Egyptians and that ballot boxes bring about legitimacy and this is must be respected by everyone as this is the one of the most important rules of democracy,” said ECDSHR Chairman Joseph Malāk. The...
SCAF reiterated that the runoff round will be held as scheduled and there will be no change on that, calling on citizens to go to the polling stations and to elect the candidate they think best for the nation. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
On the other hand, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and Chairman of the Voter Registration Committee on the election of a new pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, said the number of voters expected to be included in the election is about 2500...
SCAF reiterated that the runoff round will be held as scheduled and there will be no change on that, calling on citizens to go to the polling stations and to elect the candidate they think best for the nation. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The decision by the minister of justice to authorize military intelligence and military police officers and NCOs the power to arrest civilians suspected of having committed crimes has raised hue and cry among political and revolutionary movements that announced their rejection while some law and...
It is a very dangerous thing to dissolve the first free parliament voted over by 35 million Egyptians in a historic precedent under full judicial supervision without any suspected rigging, said constitutional law expert Dr. ‘Abd al-Hamīd Mitwallī in an interview to al-Wafd newspaper. The voting...
The three Coptic Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic Churches also declined to comment on the rulings handed down by the Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday (June 14) regarding the invalidity of the one-third individual seats in parliament and the unconstitutionality of the law on practicing...
Meanwhile, the Azhar denied reports that it quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, confirming participation in the panel’s work. The three Egyptian churches, however, stated that they will coordinate with the Azhar to take a joint decision regarding the assembly. [...

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