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Background: Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī, Secretary General of the United Nations, is addressing the European Parliament on the 50th anniversary of the United Nations’ founding in Strasbourg. His speech is mainly about democracy, European values and model and how the UN sees the future of the...
Reappointing all members of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights surpassed everyone’s expectations as many believed that at least ten members would be dismissed due to their severe criticism of the regime concerning freedom, human rights and the proposed constitutional amendments.
The author of the article, who is a member of the National Council for Human Rights, criticizes the performance of the council in its first session and provides examples of its negligence.
The National Council for Human Rights ended its first session tensely; a member submitted a memo to its head and head of the Shūrá council decrying its performance as a failure.
The proposed constitutional amendments stress the importance of citizenship. The amendments cannot be achieved all at once, as there must be a cultural and social basis on which the amendments can be established. A secular state will fulfill the demands of most Egyptians, and Copts look forward to...
The author sheds light on the grand Shaykh of the Azhar’s response to the Vatican Pope’s lecture in which he attacks Islām and Prophet Muhammad.
This article concerns a recent interview with former U.N. Secretary General Dr. Butrus Ghāli. The interview gives an indication of Mr. Ghāli’s viewpoints on the hottest issues facing the international community.
Over the past few months, many Egyptian intellectuals and Christian clergy have called for the removal of any reference to religious affiliation from identity cards. Amongst these was Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl, who stated in al-Maydān of August 16, 2006 that the inclusion of religious...
The author reports on the workshop conducted by the National Council for Human Rights on the religion entry on the Egyptian ID card.
The Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) is to organize several workshops to discuss a number of issues, including the recently proposed unified law for houses of worship and amendments to some articles of the laws governing civil society organizations in Egypt.


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