Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafi al-Gebali said the Palestinian cause is at a critical juncture, amid far-reaching grave threats.
In March, the Egyptian Ministry of Justice announced that they had finalized a new personal status law that aimed to create a better balance between the rights of men and women. Alongside this announcement, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated his call for an amendment of divorce laws.
Mothers and campaigners in Egypt are counting on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s signal that he backs an overhaul of 71-year-old guardianship laws which deprive millions of women of control over financial and educational decisions for their children.
There is anticipation in the press and human rights community in Egypt regarding the information circulation law, its clauses that are up for discussion and its potential approval by the Egyptian Parliament over the next few months.
The Egyptian House of Representatives election law has sparked controversy between participants in the national dialogue sessions, CNN Arabic reported.
The case for proportional representation: Lively debate over electoral system launches National Dialogue
At long last, 43 representatives of various parties, political forces and trade unions gathered on Sunday to devote six hours to a lively discussion of political rights and parliamentary representation.
Tantawi postpones return to Egypt to kickstart presidential bid after arrest of family members, supposed supporters
Facing the arrest of a number of his supporters and family members, Ahmed Tantawi, a former MP and Karama Party leader party who announced his bid for the 2024 presidential elections last month, said that he will postpone his return to Egypt to an undisclosed date later this week.
Under a bill put together by the Cabinet and currently under review in the House of Representatives, billions of pounds worth of money and assets confiscated by the state could soon be transferred to a new entity that judicial sources and lawmakers told Mada Masr would distance the funds from …
The recent announcement of two children — a 10-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy — getting engaged has renewed the debate about child marriage in Egypt.
September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …