Tag archive for ‘Egyptian constitution’
By The Dispatch On Monday, February 17th, 2020

Egypt arrests human rights defender Patrick George Zaki

Yet another human rights defender has been arrested and temporarily disappeared in Egypt. An Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) researcher, Patrick George Zaki, was stopped in the Cairo airport on February More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Egypt legalizes 156 churches as Christians remained divided over President Sisi

(ICC): Last week, the Egyptian government legalized 156 churches, bringing the total to 783. More than 3,700 churches have sought legalization since Egypt passed a new law in 2016 which purported to streamline the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

New Egyptian Constitution approved, gives women equal rights and protects Coptic Christians

Egyptian voters have approved a new constitution which grants women equal rights and extends protections for the persecuted Coptic Christian community. Mohammed Morsi, Egyptian President supported by the Muslim More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Saudi King Abdullah calls on Arab support to stabilize Egypt, offers $5 billion in aide

Saudi King Abdullah called on Arabs to stand together against “attempts to destabilize” Egypt, in a strong message of support for the country’s military leadership read out on Saudi television. “The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Egypt army chief calls for protests to authorize military action against ‘violence and terrorism’

Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has called for nationwide rallies to give the military a mandate to confront what he termed violence and terrorism following the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 8th, 2013

Egyptian army shooting leaves over 40 dead, hundreds injured as Muslim Brotherhood supporters call for a ‘rise up’ in violence

A deadly shooting at the site of a protest by Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo, demanding the reinstatement of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, has left dozens of people dead. The Egyptian health ministry said More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Egyptian army fires on crowd of Morsi supporters, 3 reportedly killed

Egyptian security forces are already struggling to keep the peace as deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was removed and hundreds of Morsi supporters gathered in Cairo. The army shot and killed  at least More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Egyptian military suspends constitution, plans for new election, holds ousted Pres Morsi, Adly Mansour in charge

Egypt’s military suspended the constitution Wednesday and ordered new elections, ousting the country’s first freely elected president after he defied army demands to implement radical reforms or step More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 12th, 2013
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Egyptian paper says gays are in an anti-religious ‘conspiracy’ to impose LGBT rights, promote gay agenda

Al-Maseryoon daily claimed this week that left-wing activists have joined forces with gays in an anti-religious ‘conspiracy’ to impose LGBT rights on Egyptian society. The paper stated that ‘forces More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 7th, 2012

Photos Egyptian protest against President Morsi and the constitutional declaration

These are some photos from the protests in Tahrir Square Egypt as President Morsi declared more power. For the complete photostream, check it out here 27 November 2012, Tahrir Square. Tahrir Square was full after More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 7th, 2012

Egyptian President stands ground, will not cancel vote on constitution

Aides are defecting and tanks circle the palace in Cairo, but Egyptian Mohamed Morsi says he will not back down. Morsi says he will not tolerate killings or sabotage, and says many “thugs” are organizing More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 30th, 2012

Egypt protests continue as the new constitution empowering Morsi moves forward

Friday marked the beginning of the new Egyptian constitution as protesters continue to flood the streets of Cairo. The politicians haggled for 21 hours over 234 articles to get the draft to President Mohamed Morsi More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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Muslim Brotherhood wins election, takes control of Egypt

Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, has come out as the victor in Egypt’s election to replace the ousted President Hosni Mubarak. photo/Forcalgeria via wikimedia commons Sunday Egypt’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 18th, 2012

Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is calling for protests

Egypt’s Muslim brotherhood is calling on people to protest against what it calls a “coup” by the ruling generals, as the country awaits the publication of official results from the weekend’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2012

VP Joe Biden praises Arab Spring as democratic movement

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at a high school commencement ceremony in Virginia on Thursday, called the Arab Spring a “democratic movement”–on the same day that the Egyptian high court nullified More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Egypt court rules to dissolve parliament

The Egyptian political process continues to be riddled with controversy as the elected officials have been disqualified and the lower house of parliament dissolved. Men with a sign depicting Hosni Mubarak as a monster. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 11th, 2012

Egyptian Constitution must comply with Sharia Law says leaders

Egyptian Salafi party threatens to mobilize Islamists to protests if constitution violates Sharia Law. The Egyptian Independent details that the fundalmentalist Muslim party insists that the new constitution comply More...



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