Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian Law’

Egypt: Scheherazade must Die

In April 2008, freedom of speech and creativity in Egypt was hit in its core with the confiscation of Magdy El Shafee's adult graphic novel - Metro. The author and his publisher went to court and the lost. Dr... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Should Coptic Divorcees Remarry?

The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court has issued a ruling obliging Coptic Pope Shenouda III to allow Coptic divorcees to remarry. The pope has rejected the ruling. Copts are native Egyptian Christians and, according to Wikipedia,... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: On Street Activists and Citizen Journalists

Between online activists, citizen journalists, and street demonstrators, it seems that the cause lost it's purpose and the Internet turned into a soundproof room for cursing and cussing.... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Amending the marriage certificate to protect rape victims

Amending the marriage certificate to protect rape victims ... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Limited Internet is Unlimited Backwardness

Tweet   In a previous post, Tarek Amr captured the initial reactions to TE-Data's fair usage policy (FUP) , followed by more adverse reactions hitting the Egyptian blogosphere. Then the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology changes its mind. Several videos were created and posted to mock... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Adverse reactions to TE-Data Fair Usage Policy

In a previous post, Tarek Amr captured the initial reactions to TE-Data's fair usage policy and more adverse reactions are hitting the Egyptian blogosphere.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Mother incriminated in a case of FGM

On May 23, in a post titled The Victimization of Egyptian Women and Children, I quoted Fantasia - a girl who dreams of a better future for Egyptian women - who wrote about the new laws that were being discussed... (Continue reading)

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Not Guilty: Egypt’s Ferry Disaster

On February 3, 2006 Al-Salam ferry sank in the middle of the Red Sea killing more than 1,000 people who were coming to Safaga, Egypt from Saudi Arabia. The passengers were mainly Egyptian workers in Saudi Arabia, who were returning... (Continue reading)

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By Law, a Muslim man will not marry more than one Woman

By Law, a Muslim man will not marry more than one Woman

1) Sharee3a and Islam gave the man the right to get married to more than one woman .. 2, 3, 4 and the concubines - This is not a man this is an animal ... a horny bloodthirsty animal. A... (Continue reading)

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The Victimization of Egyptian Women and Children

Fantasia's World raises crucial issues that hold back the Egyptian society all together; namely women's rights, violence against women and children, and the general misconceptions of male-female relationships in the Egyptian society and in the Arab world. Marwa Rakha zooms... (Continue reading)