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Bahīy al-Dīn Hasan, manager of Cairo Centre for Human Rights Studies (CCHRS), said in a statement, approved by eight human rights organizations, that the referendum took place under the way of Mubārak in which civil societies were prevented from monitoring the referendum or entering polling...
The results of the first phase of the plebiscite, announced unofficially on December 16, show that Islamic movements with all its powers, religious discourse and executive resources failed to convince more than 56.5 per cent of the total number of eligible voters to approve the Constitution (Author...
Salafī and Islamic protesters demonstrating off the Supreme Constitutional Court prevented Counselor Māhir al-Bihayrī, Court President, yesterday (December 16) from entering the Court to do his job. Consequently, the Court had to halt its sessions indefinitely. 
Najīb Sawirus, Egyptian tycoon, wrote in al-Tahrīr "[...] for those who are using their media channels to intimidate the opposition you will not intimidate us [opposition] or silence us, we will not give way but we will be stronger in the battle of righteousness, peace and democracy." 
Yahyá al-Jamal, constitutional jurist, said that the measures took on the first phase of the referendum over the draft Constitution makes it an illegitimate referendum. 
Mahmūd Hishlah wrote an article in al-Hurīyah wal-‘Adālah entitled, “Copts on the verge of hell”. He wrote that the Church today is trying to “build on the edge of a wrecked cliff [politics] that is not fit for elevation”. The former Pope (referring to the late Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III) ...
  Eng. Khayrat al-Shātir, deputy of the MB’s murshid (Guide), said that Egyptian youth are affected by the Western ideologies and culture and are moving far from the Islamic model.
Dar-Alifta Al-Misrriyah (Dār al-Iftā’ or Ifta House) reported that 471,808 fatwás were issued in 2012.
Cairo security apparatuses put a security plan to secure churches in the Christmas and New Year. Maj. Gen. Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn, Minister of Interior, gave instructions to take all the necessary security measures to secure churches and institutions. 
Coptic Catholic Bishop Kyrillos Kamāl William Sam’ān of Asyut said that the Coptic Catholic Church does not seek to impose its opinion on Christians to vote for a specific person in the upcoming Parliamentary elections.

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