The case of Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu-Zayd, in which a Cairo university professor was declared apostate on the basis of his research, and was ordered by a court to be divorced from his wife, has sparked fierce controversy the world over. CHRLA has been heavily involved in the defense of Dr. Nasr, and the academic and intellectual freedom he stands for.
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The Story of Nasr Hamed Abu-Zayd: an article published in