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Dr. Nīvīn al-Qabbāj, minister of social solidarity, said that the 2019 law for regulating NGOs resembles some of the best laws for NGO work around the world.
Reverend Rifʿat Fatḥī, general secretary for Evangelical Synod of the Nile and the Evangelical Church’s representative in the personal status law discussions, said that the Evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox Churches have come to an agreement on the provisions of the personal status law. 
Recently, several campaigns have encouraged women to speak up about their experiences with violence, especially sexual assault.  These campaigns send a clear message that what happened to these victims is important and that the voices of women must be heard. 
The draft of a law for Christian families in Egypt has again resulted in disagreements between churches, which were conveyed in notes sent to the government.
In unified statements circulated to churches, Bishop Murqus, archbishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, and Bishop Makarios [Mākariyūs], bishop of al-Minyā and Abū Qurqāṣ, called Copts to vote in the parliamentary elections.  They said that the church calls on all of its people to go to the polls to cast...
Representatives of Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches officially submitted a draft of the personal status law for Christians in Egypt to Sharīf al-Shādhilī, advisor to Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī.  Now the government will hand it over to parliament, so it can become law.
If not for the Egyptian public witnessing the hidden conflict between President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī and Grand Imām of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the law regulating the Dār al-Iftāʾ, which the Egyptian parliament passed on June 19, would have passed without controversy.  This conflict has entered...
Isḥaq Ibrāhīm, a researcher within the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, said that recent events in al-Buḥayrah are yet another example of the recurring story of church closures creating sectarian tension. In the absence of a license to build a church, the people of the village of Kūm al-...
Seven years have passed since the 30th of June Revolution when the military responded to the desire of millions of Egyptians, who filled the squares, to take down the extremist regime that did not hesitate to “burn down Egypt” to achieve its interests.  Before the revolution, no one was spared from...
In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...

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