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Background: Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to a lecture in Hofgeismar, Germany, about his research about the violence around the Monastery of Abū Fānā, Egypt. Prof. Karl Pinggéra opened the conference with a reference to the Egyptian Holy Family tradition. Hulsman responded to this by linking...
Background: Eritrean officials give insights to their government’s social and educational development programmes and an assessment on current social statistics. Turning to the Eritrean-Ethiopian War, he talks from an Eritrean point of view about the course of the war, the role of the OAU, EU and UN...
Background: The recording contains interviews with three Eritreans who had been deported from Ethiopia. Their personal stories provide an insight to the Ethiopian deportation program and methods in this period. Side A:  The deportees tell their stories: Rosa Berhane (17): she was deported from the...
Background: Yemeni Minister of Tourism, Dr. ʿAbd al-Ṣarāfi and Yemeni officials accompanying him, speak about Western tourism to Yemen, investment opportunities and economy. He particularly addresses concerns over tourists’ safety in light of recent kidnappings, Yemeni agriculture, and the...
Background: Israelis, Palestinians, Egyptians and people of other nationalities in Egypt met in Cairo to negotiate regional peace. Ehud Barak had been elected as Israeli Prime Minister in May 1999 which resulted in renewed peace negotiations. Side A:  An unidentified person speaks at the Cairo...
Background: Following the assassination attempt on President Muḥammad Ḥusnī Mubārak in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June of 1995, the government launched a massive campaign of clamping down on Muslim Brotherhood members. Cornelis Hulsman along with Sunnī Khālid (NPR) sat down with Egyptian Islamist and...
Background: Several people are asked to share their feelings regarding ex-President Jamāl ‘Abd al-Nāsir. One of the interviewees was Muḥammad Sid Aḥmad (1928 – 2006), who was an activist in the communist and progressive moments and one of Egypt’s leading political writers and intellectuals. He says...
Background: The recordings with Turkish Ambassador Yassir Yatis (whose post has been moved from Egypt to Austria) provide an overview of Turkish relations with countries in the region including Turkish-Israeli relations in light of a recent military deal and a Turkish military operation in Iraq....
Background: Muḥammad Maʾmūn al-Huḍaybī (28.5.1921 – 8.1.2004) was the official spokesman and secretary of the General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He was also shortly the Sixth General Guide of the MB from 2002 up to his death in 2004. Al-Huḍaybī speaks of the 1995 parliamentary elections...
Background: Shiḥāta Hārūn (1920–16.3.2001), one of the founding members of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (National Progressive Unionist Party) and former lawyer is an Egyptian Jew. He was also among the many Egyptians arrested in 1967. His Jewish identity is intertwined with Egypt’s history and he never left...

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