Egyptian parliament considers removing crime of insulting religion

16 June 2016
Egypt parliament in session (photo credit: Ahram Online)
Egypt parliament in session (photo credit: Ahram Online)
<p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 19.2px; line-height: 24.96px;">The house's constitutional and legislative committee will issue a report concerning the draft law</span></p><div class="bref_inner" id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_bref"><div></div></div><div></div><p><span>The Egyptian parliament's constitutional and legislative committee is seeking Al-Azhar, Dar Al-Ifta and the Coptic Orthodox Church's opinions about removing the anti-blasphemy article from the criminal code, after which it will prepare a comprehensive report about the proposal.</span></p>
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