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 The Board of State Commissioners on Monday withdrew a cultural award from the Egyptian researcher Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī after he was convicted of having contempt for religion, judicial sources said. In June 2009, al-Qimnī was awarded by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture for his achievements in social...
[Reviewer: The title of Sayyid al-Qimnīs blog is of course meant sarcastically] In his blog Sayyid al-Qimnī argues, that the reason behind the events in 'Ātfīh is a love relationship between a Christian man and a Muslim girl. This should be considered as normal, because love does not know religion...
Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī, Egyptian writer and Thinker, writes a special article about the revolution, and how the second article in the constitution is affected by the political Islam.   The following article was taken from his blog at http://quemny.blog.com
On March 8 Muhammad al-Barād'ī insisted on keeping the art. 2 of the constitution unchanged. I was horribly disappointed.           (Image: courtesy Munich Security Conference, Photographer Harald Dettenborn) When I read al-Qimnī's article [Click here to read al-Qimnī's article] my disappointment...
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
Dutch journalist Eildert Mulder carried out a series of discussions and forums in cooperation with the Arab-West Report to discuss his book “De Omstreden Bronnen van de Islam” (The Contested Sources of Islam). He met with Muslim intellectuals Jamāl al-Bannā, Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī and with Belgian...
Sayyid al-Qimnī gave a lecture in a Coptic Orthodox monastery in which he discussed theocracy and referred to the current problems in the Azhar curriculum and the compelling need to reform it. He also discussed political issues related to citizenship rights and religious discrimination in Egypt.
Hātim al-Sarawī interviewed Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī who spoke about issues of importance for Egyptians in general, and Muslims in particular.
Al-Dustūr publishes the detailed investigation of Wajīh Ya‘qūb, the spokesman of the Middle East Christians’ Association who was jailed under suspicion of belonging to a foreign institution that spreads ideas against Islam.
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.

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