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19. Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination; a successful conference in spite of everything

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19. Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination; a successful conference in spite of everything
Date of source: 
15-04-2008
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

The recent controversial Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination conference was prevented from taking place by force. The following lines shed light on the conference’s recommendations and the press controversy it aroused.

34. President of the Egyptian Jews: we will boycott the conference on Egyptian Jews property… and we will close the synagogues in the faces of the participants!

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34. President of the Egyptian Jews: we will boycott the conference on Egyptian Jews property… and we will close the synagogues in the faces of the participants!
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p. 15
Date of source: 
09-04-2008
Author: 
Hind Abd al-Latif
Reviewer: 
Clare Turner
Article summary: 

The president of the Jewish community has announced that not only will she not attend the conference that is being held at the Israeli Academic Center in Cairo but that she will not allow Israeli Jews from the conference to enter synagogues in Egypt.

11. Members of the Journalists’ Syndicate say no to Egyptians against Religious Discrimination conference

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11. Members of the Journalists’ Syndicate say no to Egyptians against Religious Discrimination conference
Date of source: 
12-04-2008
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

A conference that was supposed to be held on April 11-12, 2008 by Egyptians against Religious Discrimination [EARD] was hindered in the Journalists’ Syndicate when a number of members staged a strike in the syndicate and did not allow participants to enter the conference hall. Strikers claimed that the conference was financed by suspicious foreign countries to spread rumors about religious discrimination in Egypt. They attacked the conference that was allegedly going to be covered live by Israeli television.

57. The Guardian: Western policies are hurting Middle-East Christians

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57. The Guardian: Western policies are hurting Middle-East Christians
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p. 5
Date of source: 
19-04-2008
Author: 
Nafisah al-Sabagh
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed that Christians in the Middle East are suffering as a result of being associated with British and U.S foreign policy.

67. The issue of Arab Jews at the Association for Historical Studies

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67. The issue of Arab Jews at the Association for Historical Studies
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p. 9
Date of source: 
19-04-2008
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
Article summary: 

A conference will be held by the Egyptian Association for Historical Studies to discuss allegations of the Zionist movement against the Arab regimes.

68. A King David museum for rigging history!!

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68. A King David museum for rigging history!!
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p. 26
Date of source: 
19-04-2008
Author: 
Safa’ ‘Ashur
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The author reviews the newly established King David Museum and Genealogy Center in Jerusalem, believing that it was built to wipe out the Arab identity of the city by corrupting historical facts.

70. Female Azhar scholars support holding Baha’i conferences in Egypt!

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70. Female Azhar scholars support holding Bahā’ī conferences in Egypt!
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p. 14
Date of source: 
18-04-2008
Author: 
Samar al-Hulw
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
Article summary: 

Muslim scholars have debated a recent Bahā’ī conference that was held in Egypt.

46. “It is a provocative act against Muslims,” Muslim scholars say, commenting on the baptism of an Egyptian-born Italian Muslim

39. You are the church’s trouble-maker!

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39. You are the church’s trouble-maker!
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p. 8
Date of source: 
28-03-2008
Author: 
Kamal Zakhir
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

Kamāl Zākhir bemoans the current situation of the Coptic Church and criticizes theocracy, supporting his argument by citing examples from the Holy Bible.

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