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Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
The 2014 Egyptian Constitution; Perspectives from Egypt
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
After the Egyptian Constitution was accepted in a referendum in January 2014 Mona Zulficar, vice president of the Constituent Assembly that amended the 2012 Constitution, went to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to present the new Constitution. She prepared for this Council a...
The interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Diana Serodio on June 3, 2014, was part of a series of interviews for a report about the Egyptian Constitution of 2014. The transcript of the interview was made by Omar Ali.
Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, president of the Protestant churches of Egypt, believes the amended constitution submitted to Egypt for referendum January 14-15, is 85 percent positive. As one of the fifty committee members, he described his experiences, both positive and negative, to Arab West Report on...
Al-Darbī presents a report on the principles of citizenship in Egypt. She discusses the difficulties, and reports the positive steps taken in this regard. She also reports on the viewpoints of a number of observers and specialists.
Hānī Labīb expresses his expectations for the newly reformed National Council for Human Rights [http://www.nchr.org.eg/En/home.asp] He stresses the importance of concentrating on the interior reality of Egypt as a priority of the council’s activities. He also calls on principles to make the...
Rose al-Yūsuf interviews Nijād al-Bura‘ī, the director of the Cairo-based Group for Democratic Development, about his stance on the role of the National Council for Human Rights [NCHR] in civil society. al- Bura‘ī blames the council for failing to play an intermediary role between the...
While all Egyptians seem to agree on the importance of applying principles of citizenship and equality, and while everyone is calling for a more active role in political situations and the less political nature of religious institutions, many still argue about amending article two of the...

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