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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
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...
Some predicted the possibility of a military clash between the Sudanese Transitional Council and the Revolutionary Forces, which recently suspended negotiations with the Council of Baran.   In the last few hours, the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) in Sudan decided to escalate with the...
Bernie Sanders, the US Democratic presidential candidate, criticized the Israeli government and described them as racist.    “I am 100 percent pro-Israel,” Sanders said. “Israel has every right to exist, and to exist in peace and security and not be subjected to terrorist attacks. The fact of the...
The Sudanese Professionals Association came together to decide on the fate of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who ruled the country for 3 decades, six days within the demonstrations.  The Minister of Defense, ‘Ūḍ bin ‘Ūf, announced that the army will rule during a transition period of two years...
Social networks are the most powerful promotional tools for extremist leaders and diplomatic speeches increasing anger and prejudice.   Hate and anger on social media are not restricted to normal users but have spread to the ones responsible for our countries.   
The Forces for Freedom and Change in Sudan called for night assemblies in different cities across the nation to protest the killing of the protestors in the capital, Khartoum.    Tens of protestors were killed at the beginning of the month when the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), also known as Janjawīd...
The ruling Transitional Military Council said more than one attempts to overthrow the council was planned and quashed in the previous period.  
The Sudanese Attorney General said that he was invited to attend a Military Council meeting to negotiate the oversight of the attorney’s office on the plan to clear up “Colombia” of criminals, an area near to the protests in the city center. He also added that “no protest clear ups were discussed...

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