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Copt stripped of citizenship files int’l complaint against Egypt

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Coptic lawyer Morris Sadek filed a complaint earlier this week before a UN body against the Egyptian government for stripping him of his nationality on charges of high treason. Sadek’s complaint — filed before the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva — identifies his opponents as …


Outspoken Copt says stripping him of nationality illegal

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Outspoken Coptic lawyer Morris Sadek described an Administrative Court decision stripping him of Egyptian citizenship as being legally null and void. “A court cannot strip a citizen of his nationality. It can only recommend this procedure to the Cabinet which is the only entity authorized to take the final decision…based on the …


Admin Court to decide on citizenship of ‘extremist’ Coptic lawyer next month

CAIRO: The Administrative Court will issue a verdict on Feb. 27 in the lawsuit filed by the Islamic Lawyers Association (ILA) last October calling for stripping Coptic lawyer Morris Sadek of his Egyptian citizenship. Sadek is the president of the National American Coptic Assembly (NACA). He is known for his controversial views, previously calling on …


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