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Subhī Sālih, a member of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood group, said the second draft constitution will be finalized within three weeks.
Tomorrow (Tuesday) marks the first day of the Dutch Coptic Organization’s Annual Conference, in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The conference is titled “Modern Egypt Under the Shadow of the Contempt of Religions Law.” The conference will be attended by a selection of thinkers and...
The Political Parties Department of the Supreme Administrative Court rejected the proposal presented by a lawyer to disband the salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party because it is based on religious principles. The Court affirmed, however, that it is not within the rights of any individual to call for...
This report is on the formation of the Egyptian Constitution of 2012 and was commissioned by the German organization Missio who translated it into German for publication in Germany.
This interview was organized by Diana Serôdio and took place on February 23th 2013. It aimed at grasping George Masīḥa's perspective - as former Parliament and Constituent Assembly member - on the process through which the new Constitution came into being so it would be taken into account for a...
These interviews were organized by Cornelis Hulsman and took place, the first, on March 25th with Cornelis Hulsman (CH), Jayson Casper (JC), and Diana Serodio (DS) attending; the second on April 8th with Diana Serôdio alone. These interviews were made in the context of us preparing a report on how...
On February 20, 2013, Cornelis Hulsman, Diana Serodio, and Jayson Casper met with George Masīḥah to gain his perspective for an upcoming book Arab West Report will write on the crafting of the Egyptian constitution. Masīḥah is a member of al-Wafd Party and was added to the Constituent Assembly as a...
Who are the Muslim Brotherhood, and what do they represent? Having thousands of members means that many people are able to speak as representatives, whether they are qualified or designated to do so or not. Yet if one relies only on an official spokesman, it is difficult to know if the comments are...
“The Coptic Church prefers not to enter into politics just work in the social field. All meetings between the Muslim Brotherhood group and Copts are just random and disorganized" says Dr. Rafīq Ḥabīb, a Coptic thinker. On the other hand Ṣubḥī Ṣalīh, a leader in the MB, asserts that no Copt or a...
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...
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