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The article details the findings presented by the National Council for Human Rights on the condition of human rights in Egypt.
Bahā’īs celebrate the New Year, and the celebration passed smoothly without any troubles.
Yūsuf Sidhom berates the continuing examples of extremism that exist in Egypt and details the story of a Bahā’ī student who has been prevented from sitting her Islamic religion exam.
The author comments on two recent court rulings concerning freedom of belief. One concerns Christians who converted to Islam and then back to Christianity and the other gives Bahā’īs the right to leave the religion box empty on ID cards.
The article discusses the emergence of a trend to file lawsuits, in which the plaintiffs demand either official recognition of their belief, as in the case of the Bahā’īs, or the right to convert from one religion to another.
The article looks at two recent Administrative Court rulings. One which allows Bahā’īs to either leave the religion box in their ID cards empty or just have a dash and the other ruling stopped Muhammad Hijāzī, a Muslim born Christian convert, from being officially recognized as a Christian.
The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...
The author looks at the status of the Baha’ī religion in Egypt and comments on the effects that this status can have on individuals.
The article discusses the author’s view of how Egypt will change over the coming years, and how these changes will affect the minorities in the political and social spheres.
The author highlights the discriminatory practices regarding Egyptian identity cards, and the problems of changing one’s religion therein.


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