The court verdict reveals the real reasons for the divorce of artist Hala Sedky from her first husband
The papers of the first Copt divorce case filed a few years ago by the artist Hala Sedky have revealed many secrets that explain the real reasons behind her insistence on divorcing her husband, businessman Magdy William, and her determination to implement Islamic law.
Actress Hala Sedky
In its verdict, the court stated that the plaintiff, the artist Hala Sidqi, entered into a dispute with the defendant according to a document that was filed and published / in 1993, and he consummated the marriage with her and lived with her as a husband, but she became loath to live and living with him and fearing that he would not keep God’s bounds in him, which prompted her to file a suit to be tried with said claims.
The artist Hala Sedky presented three portfolios of documents folded over a photocopy of their marriage document dated 19/1/1993, from which it was established that he is Coptic Orthodox, and that the dowry is five hundred pounds, as well as the warning in which the aforementioned dowry amount can be seen, and a certificate issued by the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate in Egypt, which states that the plaintiff, actress Hala Sedky, joined that sect and became a member by practicing religious rites and rituals.
The court discussed the case in sessions as determined in its files, and the plaintiff represented the artist, Hala Sedky and her lawyers, while the defendant and his lawyers represented the court, and the court intervened to reconcile between them, but the plaintiff, the artist Hala Sedky refused him and insisted on her demands.
Attempts at reconciliation failed
The court decided to appoint Bassem Sedky George as a judge on behalf of the artist, Hala Sedky, and Ibrahim Muhammad Ismail on behalf of the husband, Magdy Makram, as a judge on behalf of the husband, in order to continue the reconciliation efforts between the They testified before the court about the aggravation of the dispute and the impossibility to fix them, due to the insistence of his wife, the artist Hala Sidqi Ali, to ask for a divorce.
Provisions of Islamic law
The court said that since it was decided in accordance with the concept of the text of Article 3 of Law no. 1 of 2000, relating to laws on personal status, that the legislator laid down a general rule on the effect of the application of Islamic legal provisions in matters of personal status, and endowment for all Egyptians, and excluding cases of personal status from that, which, in the case differences of sects or sects, the provisions of Islamic law are applied, because it is the applicable law, and in the judiciary it has been established that the change of sect or sect is a matter related to freedom of religion, but it is a voluntary act of the competent religious authority.
Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate
The court added that it also does not occur and does not produce its effect except after entering a new religion or sect to which a person wants to belong, by accepting the application for accession and fulfilling the necessary rituals and external official manifestations, and the burden of proving the difference of the sect or sects falls on those who adhere to it as the opposite of the constant. Originally, even if this was the case, it was also proven from the certificate issued by the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate, submitted by the plaintiff, the artist Hala Sidqi, that the latter joined that sect, and became its member by practicing religious ceremonies and slogans, and this certificate was issued by a specialized religious authority recognized by the state and that the Defendant is a Coptic Orthodox. sects, according to what was determined from their marriage contract, and then they became different sects, which is a case where it is necessary to apply the provisions of Islamic law to the presented dispute, considering that it is about the applicable general law, and the court deals with adjudicating the case based on that.
You are afraid of establishing God’s boundaries
The court clarified that, regarding the subject matter of the case, and since it was finally decided in accordance with the text of Article 20 of Law no. 1 from 2000, that “spouses can mutually agree on divorce, and if they do not, she agreed on it, and the wife filed her lawsuit at his request, redeemed herself and divorced her husband, renouncing all her legal financial rights, and she received the dowry he gave her, the court ruled that she divorced him, after trying to reconcile her spouse, and passing two judgments for it after the woman confessed her hatred of living with her husband, and that there was no way to married life continues between them, and that she was afraid that God’s boundaries would not be established because of the plaintiff, actress Hala Sedky, filed this lawsuit asking the court to divorce the defendant with an irrevocable divorce, after offering him her dowry.
their financial and legal rights
The court intervened several times to reconcile them, and the plaintiff, the artist Hala Sidqi, appeared before this court, who admitted her desire for a divorce and insisted on it because she hates living and living with the defendant. and she is afraid that God’s boundaries will not be established in him, and she renounced all her financial and legal rights. With whom it is necessary, and the situation is the same, to respond to her request and judge her by divorcing her husband, the defendant, by irrevocably divorcing her.
Shot from close range
For these reasons, the court ruled, led by the adviser Muhammad Ibrahim Al-Saadani and the membership of advisers Hisham Abdel-Rahman and Mahmoud Rashdan, in the secretariat of Muhammad Morsi, to divorce the plaintiff, Hala Sidqi George Ali, from her husband, the plaintiff Magdi William Youssef, with an irrevocable divorce and ordered him to pay costs and ten pounds in legal fees.