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The case of Leslie Maras inspires the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU) to explore the details of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. Mr. Maras (45) is a Belgian national who was arrested in Egypt on the 24th of February 2006, upon his arrival on a KLM/Air France flight to Cairo...
Cornelis Hulsman: The Dutch daily newspaper Trouw is publishing a series of articles under the title “Europe’s Fraying Edges.” The articles discuss themes related to the countries surrounding Europe, of course including the countries of Northern Africa. I agree with the author that there is...
One of the members of the Austrian University delegation that visited Egypt between May 23 and June 3 was Daniel Podertschnig who, following his return to Austria reported for the Catholic News Service of Austria. Cornelis Hulsman made a summary translation of his text into English for Arab-West...
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...
The following is the most recent information available regarding the investigation of the NGOs that were raided in Egypt. AWR has followed the news regarding NGO status in Egypt closely and will keep our readers informed of any information that we receive regarding this matter. A brief explanation...
 The Land Center for Human Rights organized a meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2011 in ‘Ayāt which is not far from ‘Ātfīh. This meeting did not discuss the burning of the church in ‘Ātfīh but dealt with the issue of corruption and bribery by government officials, the seizure of public money, and the...
Full Title:  An Appeal to the Supreme Council of the Valiant Armed Forces And a Clarification of the Circumstances Surrounding what Took Place on the Morning of Wednesday, February 23. The official statement of Monks of the Monastery of the Great Saint Anbā Bīshūy at Wādī al-Naṭrūn about the attack...
Editor: An army unit destroyed quickly built walls near the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy, each half-a-kilometer beyond the existing wall, and installed a new metal gate. This was done without any building permit.  
We find it special to experience these events in Egypt. It is, however, not our first such experience. In 1998 we lived in Jakarta and experienced the fall of Suharto, 2nd president of Indonesia (1967-1998). We moved to Macedonia, just when the Kosovo war started. We also experienced the civil war...
As so many many also Worldvision called us for information. But providing information does not always result in reporting that we would agree to. We introduced Worldvision to a medical doctor who is a good friend of ours. This is what they reported:   Weeks of protests in Egypt in the midst of...
Editor: Dr. Nagia Abdelmoghney Said is a longtime member of the board of the Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association, an Egyptian peace movement with Muslim and Christian members. The Egyptian MRA is part of Initiatives of Change in Europe.    
Editor: Many Egyptians have expressed concerns about the continuation of demonstrations following the resignation of president Mubarak because the demonstrations in the past weeks have cost Egypt billions. Ongoing demonstrations would make the financial consequences for the country even graver. The...
Statement of the Anna Lindh Foundation   Alexandria; 13 February 2011: The Anna Lindh Foundation considers of historical importance the events which are taking place in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and particularly the democratic change which has been undertaken by the people of Egypt after 18...
My daughter Natalie Ebeid who resides in Los Angeles noticed that the Western media consider his fall a momentous event as important as the fall of the Berlin wall! It is now up to the new Egyptian to prove them right!! Let us taste with joy and accept with a great sense of responsibility the...
  Rev. Rādī Atallah, the pastor of ‘Attārīn Evangelical Church in Alexandria, tells his personal story and explains how his church is moving forward with reconciliation efforts following last week's bombing of the Two Saints Church that left 23 dead and a community in mourning...    
  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
Islamophobia is on the rise around the world. The phenomenon basically means an exaggerated or irrational fear of Islam and if this fear continues it could have long-term consequences and implications. This paper attempts to develop a negotiating strategy to manage the Islamophobic discourse.
’The Copts, Christianity in the Shadows of Pyramids and Minarets’ was the name of a conference that was held at the Evangelical academy in Hofgeismar. During the conference participants discussed Copts’ history in Egypt and the current situation.
Gerrit Roos investigates the complex relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt. He interviewed a number of Christian figures and analyzes the reasons why people emigrate from the country.

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