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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
Dr. Tarek al-Gawhary, MA Azhar University, PhD Princeton University, advisor to Sheikh Dr. Ali Goma’a. explained the thought process in Islamic Law and how a Muslim jurist can think about the concept of inclusive citizenship in a historical context. The basis is in the Constitution of Medina or the...
Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Dr Aḥmad Karīma, professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University, has attacked the draft personal status law that is currently being reviewed in the House of Representatives. Shaykh Aḥmad Karīma stressed that the proposed penalty for a husband who does not inform his wife of his...
Amendments to the Anti-Terrorism Act under Law No. 94 of 2015 have established essential parameters to confront terrorists and block the sources which finance extremist activates. These amendments were approved by the Parliament’s Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, headed by...
Sexual harassment is often linked to public holidays and celebrations that witness large gatherings, despite public awareness that it is socially and religiously unacceptable and prohibited. The Egyptian government has implemented several laws in order to combat this, the most prominent of which is...
Today, Saturday, the Administrative Court of the State Council decided to postpone a lawsuit which was filed by lawyer Samīr Ṣabrī until the January 8 session for review. The lawsuit demanded a ban on wearing the niqāb in public, private and international schools.
13 Egyptian human rights organisations have denounced the decision of the State Security Prosecution to refer Patrick George Zakī to trial before the Emergency Court, on charges of “spreading false news inside and outside of the country” based on an opinion article published two years ago.
Counselor ʿUmar Marawān, Minister of Justice, responded to Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā’s request, regarding the abolition of the religious field on national ID cards.
Al-Wafd interviewed newly ordained Archbishop of the Anglican/Episcopal Church Sāmī Fawzī, discussing several topics like the new personal status law and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute.  The interview is as follows:

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