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Morris Sadek files lawsuit against Egyptian government to regain nationality
Published in Bikya Masr on 25 - 02 - 2012

CAIRO: Prominent controversial Coptic Activist, Morris Sadek, Head of the Coptic American Association, filed another lawsuit against the Egypt" class="city">Egyptian government, before the International Court of Justice in Hague, demanding the revocation of a court ruling that led to the withdrawal of his Egypt" class="city">Egyptian citizenship, the case no.1232 for the year 2012. He demanded the immediate reversal of a court ruling by the Egypt" class="city">Egyptian Administrative Court.
A statement by Sadek on Thursday said that his lawsuit prosecutes the Egypt" class="city">Egyptian judiciary, which stripped him of his Egypt" class="city">Egyptian nationality, claiming the government punished him for being a Coptic activist who defends persecuted Christians in Egypt" class="city">Egypt.
He added that the reason for the loss of his citizenship is the court ruling that resorted to applying Islamic Sharia Law, which is a hisba case. He said that this kind of lawsuit is often used to issue oppressive verdicts against Christians, by applying Sharia on non-Muslims, arguing that some “extremists” have set up a lawsuit against him before the Administrative Court. And judgment was rendered against him on May 22 last year, leading to the revocation of his Egypt" class="city">Egyptian Nationality.
He said that the court ruling was issued against him, due to his practicing of freedom of expression in the defense of persecuted Christians in Egypt" class="city">Egypt, whose churches and houses have been subjected to torching, and daughters were abducted, saying that he was penalized for calling for an international protection of Egypt" class="city">Egypt, adding that it is a legitimate right in the light of the suffering of the Copts in Egypt" class="city">Egypt.
It is the second time for Sadek to file a lawsuit against the Egypt" class="city">Egyptian Government, after he filed the first one last October, however, no announcement of the results of the investigations have been made yet.
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