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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...
Cornelis Hulsman has been invited to present a paper on disputed population data of Christians in Egypt at an international conference of the International Association of Mission Studies in Sydney, Australia, July 7-11, 2022. Estimates range between 5,09 % of population to 21,9% of population. For...
Prof. Dr. Hudā Ghagab ʿAwaḍ, is processor of political science at Misr International University, is secretary-general of the Centre for Arab-West Understanding since May 23, 2012, board member of CEOSS and is an active member of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights. Dr. Hudā met on May 10, 2022,...
The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
For the first time in years, Catholics in Egypt don’t have to work on Christmas, not because the government made it a national holiday, but because their Christmas happens to fall on the weekend, on Friday and Saturday. For many ages, Egyptian Catholics have demanded that the western Christmas (the...
In 2011 many demonstrations were held in Egypt against the military adminstration. During one of these demonstrations one female protestor was subjected to the torture of soldiers, her clothes were torn, and her blue bra was uncovered. As a result of this event, 10.000 women filled the streets on...
Thousand days have passed since the disappearance of Muṣṭafā al-Najjār Egyptian politician, founder of the Justice Party, and a symbol of the January revolution 2011. The Egyptian authorities still did not investigate his case, denying his imprisonment and rejecting the disclosure of his...
The conflict between the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] that lies in the Old City of Jerusalem began in 1820 and was impacted by the situations in the two countries and involvement of other international groups, who used the issue as...
Ṣafwat al-Sharīf, former Minister of Information under late president Ḥusnī Mubārak, died at the age of 88. His death came following a struggle with leukemia, and several days after becoming infected with the Coronavirus.
Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 

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