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On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
On July 5th, following lectures on the freedom of expression by Johan Snel and Dr Matthew Anderson, the Summer School group discussed freedom of expression and Islamic views of freedom of expression. Initially, Egyptian and Islamic students were invited to start the discussion, to share their...
The courts in Egypt are witnessing weird cases every day and some of these cases become part of the collective memory. One of these cases is the famous case in which the famous Coptic leader of the Wafd Party, Makram ʿUbayd Pasha, or Makram Ebeid, pleaded the case of a Muslim Egyptian citizen, who...
The satirist Bill Maher, leader of Detractors against Islam and its Prophet Muhammad, went too far with his sarcasm in his weekly show “Real Time With Bill”, in which he stated that the Qu’ran simply describes culture from the Middle Ages. 
Al-Waily Misdemeanor Appeals court has ruled to punish Ahmad Muhammad Abd Allah, more known as Abu Islam, with jail for 6 months in the second lawsuit presented by Najuīb Jubrā’il, accusing him of contempt of religion. 
In a statement issued today, Thursday, al-Azhar expressed its strong condemnation of the initiative by a Dutch Parliamentarian to organize an anti-Islam cartoon contest, while expressing its appreciation for the Dutch Government’s rejection of such step.
Egypt's Islamophobia Observatory strongly condemned the Dutch far-right MP Geert Wilders’s call for holding a cartoon drawing contest of the Prophet Muḥammad later this year at his party’s parliamentary offices.
Members of the Constituent Assembly Khālid Yūssuf  and Muhammad Abu al- Ghār have stated their dissatisfaction with the judicial support to the court sentence ruling to jail novelist Karam Sābir, member of the Writers' Union, for 5 years due to being convicted of contempt of religion.
Author Karam Sābir, member of the Writer’s Union, was convicted of contempt of religion for a set of short stories under the title “Where is God?” which promotes religion and faith.
The Religious Freedom Committee in the American Congress has issued a report that asserted that Egypt has seen a significant increase in the law suits of the contempt of religion since 2011.

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