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Religious edicts need compatibility with time we live in: Endowments minister 

  /  May 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Religious Endowments researched new tools for religious discourse in Egypt

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Religious Endowments Ministry to form anti-atheism awareness groups

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A conference will be held in May to set up new regulations for religious speech

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Student in hiding after prison sentence for atheism

  /  March 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Karim Al-Banna faces three-year prison term for Facebook posts in “highly politicised” case, lawyer says

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Egyptian student given prison sentence for atheist Facebook posts

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Suez Canal University President personally filed legal case against student Sherif Gaber, who claims he was tortured in custody

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HRW criticises Egypt’s ‘persecution’ of atheists following blasphemy prison sentence

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Idku court verdict made international headlines in what the rights group calls part of a “coordinated government crackdown on perceived atheists”

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Egyptian court sentences man to 3 years in prison following declaration of atheism

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Father of defendant supports court case against son for insulting religion

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Ministry of Endowments vows to confront extremism, atheism

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Endowments and culture ministers say confronting terrorist organisations is common goal

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Release of student accused of contempt of religion appealed

  /  December 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Suez Canal University student accused of creating an atheist Facebook page remains in custody pending an appeal by prosecution

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Detention of student renewed for contempt of religion

  /  October 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A university student in Ismailia is detained pending investigations of insulting religion by creating an atheist Facebook page

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Confessions of an Egyptian infidel

  /  August 15, 2013  /  Opinion  /  44 Comments

Though never officially recognised, atheists and agnostics have always been part of Egypt’s landscape. So it’s time society granted us our right to believe… differently.

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Leaving Islam in the age of Islamism

  /  January 24, 2013  /  Opinion  /  20 Comments

A growing generation of skeptics and atheists is increasingly coming to the fore

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Alber Saber’s case: A litmus test for freedom of expression

  /  December 19, 2012  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Shahira Amin discusses Alber Saber’s case

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Saber sentenced to three years for blasphemy

  /  December 12, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian activist to spend three years in prison for questioning religion and role of clerics

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