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On June 21, 2009 violent conflict broke out between Muslims, Christians, and security forces of Izbet Bushra, a small village located in the governorate of Beni Suef, approximately 120 kilometers south of Cairo.
CIDT’s Jayson Casper meets Upper Egyptian journalist Nermine Ridā, who tells of the difficulties faced by journalists in the region, and her drive for rigorous journalistic integrity, in addition to commenting on expatriate Coptic reporting. Article full text: On December 15-16, 2009, the Center...
In a workshop organized by the Center for Arab West Understanding, representatives of sixteen Egyptian non-governmental organizations discussed the challenges involved in increasing their participation in the evolution of civil society. Article full text: In a workshop organized by the Center for...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding invites journalists from all over Egypt to attend a two day workshop entitled “Balanced and Objective Reporting in Controversial Issues”. Article Full Text: Egyptian journalists coming together from different parts of Egypt with members of the Center for Arab-...
Dr. Nadia Mustafá, professor of international relations and director of the Program for Civilizational Studies and Dialogue at Cairo University, shares her thoughts about building civil society. The following is a summary of her discussion with Mr. Jayson Casper from the Center for Intercultural...
The media impresario Hishām Qāsim recently presented a lecture at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. In the lecture Qāsim narrated the recent history of the Egyptian press industry and described the current debates, dilemmas and developments governing the media sector. Article full text:...
Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī presents his views on peacemaking through education, training, and personal involvement. He also discusses the value of religious initiatives to promote peace. Article full text: On November 18, 2009 I had a chance to interview Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, President of the...
On October 11, 2009 Her Excellency Dr. Mrs. Jihān al-Sādāt presented a lecture to the Women’s Association of Cairo at the Oriental Hall of the American University of Cairo. During the lecture she highlighted the role of women’s rights and education as well as looking at her husband’s policies and...
In this article, Jayson Casper argues that some of the media reporting on the recent sectarian incident that took place in Daryūt, in Upper Egypt was sensationalist. He believes that newspapers use eye-catching headlines to draw readers in even though this can mean exaggerating the actual events...

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