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Reverend Jerry Lamon Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia and deceased in May 2007.  In 1967, Falwell created an evangelical educational institution called the Lynchburg Christian Academy. The most echoing case of insult caused by Falwell was September 2002, when he gave an...
The recent controversial Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination conference was prevented from taking place by force. The following lines shed light on the conference’s recommendations and the press controversy it aroused.
The Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination [EARD] group held its first national conference last weekend. The conference was supposed to be held at the Journalists Syndicate but after journalists stopped participants from entering the premises it was moved to the headquarters of the Tajammu...
In the following lines, Jundī presents the conclusion of his anthology on the imposition of Islamic principles in the school curricula. He highlights the dangerous impacts of the phenomenon and suggests a ’humanities’ class in schools.
The first conference of the Middle East Freedoms Forum was held in Cairo under the title: “Where is Egypt heading?” The following lines present information about the participants and the main subjects that were discussed during the conference.
The article describes the outcomes of a recent seminar in which a number of Muslim scholars discussed the application of Riddah in Islam.
The author discusses the different opinions concerning applying Ḥadd al-Riddah through interviews with different Islamic thinkers and scholars.
The article considers the role of Copts in politics and parliament. He questions why so few Copts ever attain political appointments, and presents the viewpoints of those who believe the Copts already play an adequate role in parliament, and those who believe that further involvement is necessary.
The author discusses issues of confrontation regarding legally changing ones religion in official documents.
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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