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Dalia Ziyāda, director of the Egyptian Center for Liberal Democracy Studies, said that the Nadīm Center works outside the law, in the sense that it is registered with the Ministry of Health as a psychiatric and neurological clinic, and then it becomes a center for human rights. They wanted to work...
Shaikh `Abdallah Nasr, better known as Shaikh Mīzū, criticized what he terms the Sunni marriage of Salafis in Upper Egypt, especially in Sohāj, with minor girls under the age of 18, considering such marriages as `Ūrfī (not officially registered).
The Islamic preacher and MP, Dr. Āmna Nosseir, said that the veil is a Jewish tenet, and not an Islamic one, pointing out that Islam came and took over this Jewish tradition which was rooted among tribes. “Islam never ordered or imposed the veil on women,” Nosseir said.
Gen. Khāled `Okāsha, Director of the National Center for Security Studies (NCSS), said that the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's refusal to respond to the statements made by the Italian Foreign Minister regarding the Regini murder demands an explanation. The Italian side is determined to escalate the...
An investigation by Giza’s Security Services revealed on Wednesday the details of the arrest of a terrorist operative involved in several attacks in the Imbāba area.
Media critic Ibrahīm `Īsa commented on attempts made to prevent human rights researchers and activists from traveling outside Egypt, including the crackdown of human rights centers.
For the past five years, since the January Revolution, Egypt has suffered a great deal of damage at all levels, economic, political, social, and sectarian, all in an attempt to reach a stage of stability.
Mukhtar Nūh, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), said that the whole world is walking in the orbit of Europe and America, and when any European country talks about human rights, this is instigated by America and its agents, he said.
Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi stressed that Egypt attaches great importance to the role of the Arab League, especially during the current period of multiplicity of crises in a number of Arab countries, as well as the expansion of terrorist organizations and their threat to Arab national...
After a long struggle in the artistic arena because of intellectual property rights and the right to public performance, the Society of Egyptian authors, composers and music publishers (Sacereau) finally was selected and certified as sole representative of the French Society of Authors, Composers...
The "No to Religious Parties"campaign under the patronage of the President of Cairo University, Jāber Nassār, demands a law to be enacted by the House of Representatives prohibiting the wearing of the niqāb inside state institutions, amid a favoring media and political response.
Supported by the Italian-Egyptian Dept Swap Program (IEDS), the Association for the Development and Enhancement of Women (ADEW) held on Wednesday a forum entitled 'Micro-Finance in Egypt: Experiences and Challenges'.
George Is'hāq, member of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), demanded that the state move and protect its children abroad. The Council expressed its full solidarity with the Egyptian blogger Tāmer Mabrūk, who is imprisoned in Qatar, until he returns to Egypt again, noting that he...
The Egyptian pioneer, the author Tāha Hūssain warned as long ago as the 1930s that the future of Egypt depended on reforming its education system. He struggled for education as a right for poor and rich Egyptians alike and all classes of people, and which has been corrupted by successive...
`Essām Khalīl, head of the Free Egyptians Party, said that the first provision of legislation and laws governing the role of women were made in the Ancient Egyptian era, the most important of which was marriage legislation, or the sacred bond, in terms of rights and duties based on mutual respect...
Dr. Māya Morsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), commented on the report issued by the World Bank's working group on promoting women economic empowerment in business, and on the legal obstacles to achieving women economic empowerment. 
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Shaikh of Al-Azhar, met on Friday with Bishop Markus Droege, head of the Brandenburg-Berlin Episcopal Diocese.  
A panel discussion on enhancing and promoting human rights educational sustainability in Arab Countries was launched on Monday at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) in Cairo.
Egypt's Youth Church Council called on President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi to pardon journalist and writer, Fatima Na`ūt, Islam scholar and expert, Islām al-Beheirī, as well as the four minors accused of contempt of religion in Minya.
Egyptian journalist Muhammad Tāha, the author of a recent book on the Arab Spring, said the social and cultural reality of Egyptian women seems to have gone unchallenged despite their strong participation in the January 25 Revolution.

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