Supporting the decision of the Cairo University President to prevent members of the staff to wear burqa 5070 judiciary year 70

Type: Administrative cancellation and other administrative claims

Case no.: 5070 judiciary year 70

Date: 2013

Court: Administrative judiciary

Decision appealed against: the decision of the president of Cairo University no. 1448 year 2015 concerning banning university staff from wearning burqa


First verdict date:19-1-2016

Appellant: Radwa Ashour Mohamed Mahmoud

The Appealed against: President of Cairo University – Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University each in his capacity

Judges: President – Yahya Ahmed Ragheb Dakrouri

Members: Ahmed Hassan Al Moqanan – Sami Ramadan Darwish

Verdict text: The court ruled of the acceptance of the lawsuit in form and the rejection of the request of the suspension of the decision no. 1448 of the President of Cairo University year 2015 appealed against and obliged the prosecutors to pay expenses this request and the referral of the lawsuit to the State Commissioners Authority to prepare a report concerning the legal point of view.