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Article two of the Egyptian Constitution is not subject to the proposed constitutional amendments. It is, however, the main subject of heated arguments and discussions in Egyptian society. A debate was held at The American University in Cairo [AUC] about the proposed amendments.
The spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church declares that the Coptic problem does not lie in article two of the Constitution, but in the manner in which this article can be applied or interpreted. Justice implies specifying Islamic Sharī‘ah as “a” main source of legislation rather than “the” main...
There is no median between a religious state and a civil state. Many observers consider the proposed constitutional amendments to be encouraging political Islamic groups. While Muslim groups deny any contradiction between article two of the Egyptian Constitution and the principles of citizenship,...
Al-Hayat, praised the Muslim Brotherhood for backing the Coptic candidate of the Wafd Party in the Waili district. The author of the article described the group’s attitude as "a new step towards an opening to other political powers and an attempt to extend the group’s efficient political tendencies...
The article gives an Islamic view on the history of the Arab conquering of Christian Egypt. The article ends of views of different leading Muslims on the Hamayouni Law, the law regulating the building of churches.
The author tackles statements made by Yihyā al-Jamāl, in which he asserted that there is no political party in Egypt except the Muslim Brotherhood.
The article focuses on the referral of Sawt al-Umma journalists to the criminal court over accusations that they slandered judges by publishing a so-called black list of judges involved in rigging the last parliamentary elections.
The author deals in this article with citizenship and Muslim- Christian relations in Egypt.
Pope Shenouda said that emigrant Copts could be a lobby that works in favor of Egypt. He was asked about a book containing the religious values common to Islam and Christianity, which will be co-written by him and the Grand Imam.
The modern state is built on the concept of citizenship. Citizens are equal in front of the law regardless of their color or their religion. The current Egyptian constitution reflects the above-mentioned concept—the concept of citizenship and equality among citizens—in its content.


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