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UPDATED: Full list of Egypt's constitution-amending committee

Ahram Online, Sunday 1 Sep 2013
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Below is the 50 members of the committee commissioned with draft the amended version of the 2012 constitution:


  • Diaa Rashwan (journalists): Head of Egypt's Syndicate of Journalists and Head of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies.
    • Mona Zul-Fekar (human rights): A lawyer and Deputy Head of the National Council for Human Rights.
    • Mohamed Magd El-Deen (armed forces): Vice president of the military judiciary.
    • El-Sayed Badawi (liberal parties): A prominent businessman and Head of the Wafd Party.
    • Mohamed Abul-Ghar (liberal parties): Head of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and co-founder of the National Salvation Front.
    • Gaber Nassar (public figures): Law professor and Head of Cairo University.
    • Mohamed Salmawy (writers): Head of Egypt's Writers Union.
    • Bassam El-Zarqa (Islamist currents): Deputy Head of the Salafist Nour Party.
    • Amr Moussa (public figures): Head of the liberal Conference Party and co-founder of the National Salvation Front.
    • Sameh Ashour (lawyers): Head of the Lawyers' Syndicate, Head of the Nasserist Party, and co-founder of the National Salvation Front.
    • Shawky Allam (Al-Azhar): Egypt's Grand Mufti.
    • Bishop Paula (Coptic Church): Bishop of the city of Tanta and Head of the Coptic Orthodox Council for Marital Affairs.
    • Mervat El-Talawy (National Council for Women): Head of the National Council for Women.
    • Mohamed Abdel-Aziz (youth movement): Founding member of Tamarod Campaign and member of the Nasserist Popular Current.
    • Ahmed Eid (youth movement): Founding member of the 30 June Front.
    • Mahmoud Badr (youth movement): Founding member of Tamarod Campaign.
    • Amr Salah (youth movement): Founding member of the 30 June Front.
    • Mohamed Abla (artists): A prominent painter.
    • Sayed Hegab (High Council for Culture): A prominent poet.
    • Khaled Youssef (artists): A prominent filmmaker and member of the Nasserist Popular Current.
    • Gebali El-Maraghi (workers): Head of Egypt's Trade Unions Federation.
    • Ahmed Khairy (workers): Head of the National Federation of Egypt's Workers.
    • Mohamed Abdel-Kader (famers): Head of Farmers' Syndicate.
    • Mamdouh Hamada (farmers): Head of Egypt's Farmers Co-operatives Union.
    • Khairy Abdel-Dayem (doctors): Head of Doctors' Syndicate.
    • Osama Shawky (engineers): Head of Cairo's branch of Engineers' Syndicate.
    • Elhamy El-Zayat (tourism chambers): Head of Union of Tourism Chambers.
    • Abla Mohie El-Din (industrial chambers): Consultant for the Ministry of the Industry.
    • Ahmed El-Wakil (chambers of commerce): Head of Union of Commerce Chambers.
    • Mostafa Badran (students): Head of Egypt's University Students Union.
    • Talaat Abdel-Kawy (non-governmental organizations): Head of General Federation of Non-Governmental Organizations.
    • Azza El-Ashmawy (National Council for Childhood and Motherhood): Director of the Anti-Trafficking Unit at the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood.
    • Ahmed Mohamadein (Supreme Council for Universities): Head of Suez Canal University.
    • Hossam El-Massah (special needs): National Council for Special Needs.
    • Ali Mohamed Abdel-Moula (Ministry of Interior): Interior Minister'sAssistant for Legal Affairs.
    • Kamal El-Helbawy (Islamist currents): A prominent Islamist thinker and writer and ex-leading Brotherhood figure.
    • Hussein Abdel-Razek (leftist current): Deputy Head of the leftist Tagammu Party.
    • Mohamed Sami (nationalist current): Head of the Nasserist Karama Party.
    • Magdi Yacoub (public figure): A world renowned heart surgeon and founder of the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation.
    • Abdel-Gelil Mostafa (public figure): A leading member of the liberal Constitution Party and a Co-founder of the National Salvation Front.
    • Amr El-Shobaky (public figure): A prominent political analyst and head of the Arab-European Unit at Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic studies.
    • Saad El-Din El-Helali (public figure): Comparative Jurisprudence professor at the Azhar University.
    • Hoda El-Sada (public figure): Literature Professor at the Cairo University.
    • Mohamed Ghoneim (public figure): Co-founder of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party; a renowned Urology professor.
    • Hagag Adol (public figure – Nubian): A writer.
    • Mossad Abou-Fagr (public figure – Sinai): Writer and activist.
    • Mohamed Abdel-Salam (Al-Azhar): A judge and consultant of Al-Azhar Grand Imam.
    • Abdullah Mabrouk El-Naggar (Al-Azhar): A professor at the Islamic Sharia and Law Faculty of Al-Azhar University.  
    • Bishop Antonious Aziz Mina (Catholic Church): Bishop of the governorate of Giza.
    • Safwat El-Bayyady (Evangelical Church): President of the protestant community in Egypt.
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