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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...
On December 28, the Administrative Court of Alexandria issued a court decision rejecting a lawsuit that required the authorities to allocate land for cemeteries to non-adherents of the three religions, and to citizens of the Baha’i faith [Bahāʾī] whose religious domain on their official papers is...
The Libyan authorities have put 44 Egyptians to trial on charges of illegal immigration.
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...
Ambassador Aḥmad Ḥāfiẓ, Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that the negotiations that were held in Kinshasa on the 4th and 5th of April, with the aim to re-launch future negotiations over the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, failed to reach an agreement. Ḥāfiẓ said that Ethiopia...
MP Hayyām Fārūq, member of the Senate for the Coordination Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians (CPYP), submitted a proposal with a desire to include the victims of the terrorist attack in Libya in the fund which honors the martyrs, victims, missing persons, injured veterans, and...
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.

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