Thursday, November 23,  2017
Gianluca Parolin

 Gianluca Parolin is an expert in comparative constitutional law and Islamic law. He is currently a law professor at the American University in Cairo and Cairo University, where he teaches comparative law, constitutional law and Islamic law reform. His research interests include maqasid al-Shariah [interpretation of Shariah], regional governance and constitutional arrangements, and citizenship in the Arab world. Parolin served as University Research Fellow and earlier as a Post Doctorate Fellow in the Law Department of the University of Torino, Italy, where he was awarded an LL.M with honors in Comparative Public Law and a Ph.D in Public Law.


Politics

Does Egypt Need a Magles al-Shura? If we believe that parliamentary majorities need to be limited, should that limitation (as stipulated in the constitution) be enforced by a specialized court

Rants

There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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EDITORIAL

Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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