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Egyptian parliament moves to make atheism a crime

Brian Whitaker | ( al-Bab.com The Egyptian parliament's committee on religion has announced plans to make disbelief in God a crime. Under the current law against "contempt of religions" atheists can be prosecuted…
Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Anwar Mhajne and Crystal M Whetstone | The Conversation | - - Democracies in sub-Saharan and North Africa have regressed in recent years. Ethnic and religious minorities, political opposition, women and the…
Do Egyptians have any Rights Left at All? – HRW

Do Egyptians have any Rights Left at All? – HRW

Human Rights Watch | - - (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have arrested at least 50 peaceful political activists, blocked at least 62 websites, and opened a criminal prosecution against…
Pope Francis, Islam and Peace-Building

Pope Francis, Islam and Peace-Building

Interview by Jayson Casper | (Informed Comment) | - - Dr. Kamal Boraiqa is a lecturer at al-Azhar University and a member of al-Azhar Center for Dialogue, the al-Azhar Observer for Combating…