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As a Brit I've never before been a revolutionary. Revolution just isn't in our vocabulary. Our American friends, as we might expect, were all gung ho on it from the start. My sympathies were entirely with Mr. Mubārak, who had served his country well in the Air Force, then as Vice-President under...
During the revolution the Muslim Brotherhood, which was banned under the ex-regime, got on well with the young people, just as they listened to other political activists. The group gained more respect when they announced that hey won't be running in the presidential elections. In the meantime, they...
AWR's managing director Hānī Labīb visited Tahrīr square and closeby Maspero (Egyptian Television building) on March 11, 2011 where a large (uncounted) number of protestors and demonstrators from many governorates were: Muslims and Christians, young and old, and men and women came to unify their...
AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
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...
Editor: Muslims prayed at Tahrir Square. This was followed today by a Christian prayer at Tahrir Square. This prompted our board member Dr. Amin Makram Ebeid to visit Tahrir Square for the first time the demonstrations started. The following is his report.   My wife Jailane and I accompanied my son...
Najīb Jabrā’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights has called on Arab leaders attending the economic summit in Sharm al-Shaykh to place Christians in the Arab world on "the map of the general culture in the Arab world," as well as regard Christendom as an integral part of Arab culture...
  AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman says that the government, Muslims, and Christians need to work together to address the growing sectarian tension in Egypt in order to prevent future attacks, such as the the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, which left 21 dead and...
This article describes a conference held in Sharm al-Sheikh organized by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services. The director of the CEOSS, Nabil Abadir, stated that the purpose of the conference was to discuss “the tragic cultural dilemma Egypt is living through, hoping to build...
Watani interviewed Muhammad Zarie a human rights activist who is the head of the Arab Penal Reform organization.

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