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Background: Opposition leader Mahmūd Jibrīl al-Warfalī discusses his viewpoints on the Libyan regime under Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī. The Lockerbie bombing in 1988 is brought up for discussion. Just days before the sabotage of the aircraft, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) had warned...
Background: Considering the Sudanese Civil War has been on-going since 1955 (and at the time of the interview), members of the FPA asked a key figure in Sudanese history; Ṣādiq al-Mahdī several questions on the issue of Southerners longing self-determination. Al-Mahdī,’ as a Northern Sudanese...
Background: The tensions between Muslims from the North and Christians from the South of Sudan have resulted in the Southerners talking about self-determination. Bishop al-Zubaīr, Catholic Bishop of al-Kharṭūm and Bishop Roreig, Anglican Bishop of al-Kharṭūm, are interviewed and asked to share...
Background: Former Prime Minister Ṣādiq al-Mahdī shares his views on political tolerance and freedom in Sudan, stressing the equality between Christians and Muslims in terms of freedom and political tolerance. At that time, the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (otherwise known as Carlos...
Background: Southern Sudanese students situated in Egypt were interviewed by Cornelis Hulsman regarding the budget cuts of scholarships by the government in Sudan. The students, clearly dealing with serious issues, went to the Catholic Church in Egypt to ask for financial support. Furthermore, the...
Background: ʿIsām al-ʿIrīyān’s is a member of the “middle generation" of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the Islamic Sharīʿah. The...
Background: A Southern Sudanese discussed in this interview the Islamisation of al-Kharṭūm in Sudan, as well as several reported cases of kidnapping in al-Kharṭūm and surrounding areas such as the refugee camp Māyū. In 1994, Cornelis Hulsman travelled to Sudan with the Cairo Foreign Press...
Background: The matter concerned is dialogue, including the 3 levels of dialogue: (1) daily life; (2) the socio-political aspect; and (3) the religious aspect. Father Christiaan van Nispen tot Sevenaer (15.3.1938 – 12.5.2016) and Egyptian Muslim Āshraf al-Khaṭāb are asked to share their viewpoints...
Background: The Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn) is an international Sunni Islamist group founded by Ḥasan al-Bannā in 1928. Although, originally the movement claimed to be against violence, it has been accused of many alleged terrorist attacks, and is banned in Egypt as well as...
Background: Father Christiaan van Nispen tot Sevenaer (15.3.1938 – 12.5.2016), often known as Father van Nispen, was a Jesuit priest, who is strongly involved in dialogue with Muslims. He says not to feel at all oppressed as a Christian in Egypt by Islamic militant groups, but argues instead that...

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