Sherrie Mikhail Miday, a capable and motivated young woman of Egyptian descent and a second generation immigrant to the US, is making her way to become an Ohio State judge. Born in October 1976, Miday had envisioned becoming a judge while she was in law school. With that end in mind, she started her career as an attorney in a major legal office in Cleveland, where she gained experience working on both criminal and civil cases for six years, as required by the terms of candidacy for a judge position. She also worked as assistant prosecutor for three years and as judicial staff attorney for three more years. Now, she has taken the ultimate step towards achieving her dream by running for the office of judge on the Court of Common Pleas in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, which is home to 1.2 million people.
A law regulating NGOs in Egypt excludes 'all but regime supporters' from civic life and is unconstitutional, say nearly 30 rights groups
More than two dozen Egyptian rights groups have objected to a draft law regulating NGOs on the grounds that it will restrict their activities and criminalize them.
The Senate passed S. 653, the Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act, from Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.).
Blunt’s bill would authorize the president to appoint a special State Department envoy to promote the freedoms of religious minorities in Near East and Asian countries.
A mid-June decision to withhold the funds of the Zad and Seoudi grocery stores and place them under government financial control raises some significant questions about the significance and timing of the move. While the decision was ostensibly a judicial one—to assess the suspected channeling of funds to the banned Muslim Brotherhood—it has considerable economic and political ramifications.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned world powers on Monday that Islamist militants are ravaging the Middle East and pose a threat to everyone's security.
"Be alert to what is happening in the region ... This region is being destroyed right now and we should not let this happen," Sisi said in a televised speech.
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Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.