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I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
The following is the most recent information available regarding the investigation of the NGOs that were raided in Egypt. AWR has followed the news regarding NGO status in Egypt closely and will keep our readers informed of any information that we receive regarding this matter. A brief explanation...
I. Introduction “Sovereignty is the quality of having supreme, independent authority over a geographic area. It can be found in a power to rule and make law that rests on a political fact for which no purely legal explanation can be provided.” The challenge Egypt took to get control over NGOs that...
"Awake and arise, Christians, we will not say it to the priests, the archbishops or the pope…we are not in a jungle" -  were chants of Copts denied remarriage. The agonized cries echoed on the stairs of the Ministry of Justice on July 8 as they protested about church laws on marriage and divorce....
 Kamal Zakher, the coordinator of Coptic secular bloc, is waiting for the Ministry of Justice's decision concerning the secular united personal status law for Copts.  
Egypt's right groups, legal experts and revolutionaries on 24 March 2011 balked at the government's approval of a draft law to criminalize protests.
The author highlights the meeting between Pope Shenouda of Alexandria and Dr. Mufīd Shihāb, the State’s Minister for Parliamentary Councils, to discuss the unified personal status law for Christians in Egypt. 
This article summarizes the results of a report by the Judicial Statistics Centre. It focuses on economic crimes of the past 8 years, finding that in all sections crime has increased by around 100%.
The article deals with decision of the Administrative Court refusal to allow Jehovah's Witnesses from practicing their rituals in Egypt.
Over the past decade many Egyptians involved in disputes have attempted settlement through what are known as 'reconciliation sessions'.

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