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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
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 the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
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...
The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church announced the launch of an official Facebook page under the name of “The Coptic Media Center”.
The Shahāwiyya Sufi Order, headed by Muḥammad al-Shahāwī, described the Muslim Brotherhood’s media as treacherous conspirators, emphasizing that it broadcasts evil and blood to ruin life in Egypt and cause harm to its stability. 
The criminal court in Dokki [al-Duqqī], Giza, referred the lawsuit being raised by Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah, against journalist Sāra ʿAllām to the circuit specialized in publication matters.  Aghāthūn accused ʿAllām of insulting and defaming Pope Shinūda and Pope Tawāḍrūs...
Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah, raised a complaint with the Holy Synod in its capacity as the highest power in the Coptic Orthodox Church against Pope Tawāḍrūs II because of the pope’s comments on the bishop’s lawsuit against a journalist at one the Egyptian newspapers. 
Sāra ʿAllām is an Egyptian journalist and church affairs editor for the Egypt based “al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ” newspaper. She said that she was surprised that Bishop Aghāthūn of bishop Maghāghah and al-ʿIdwah, filed a lawsuit against her, accusing her of defamation because of her book titled “The murder...
Legal researcher Muḥammad ʿUbayd said that from a constitutional perspective, a penal code cannot include phrases like “a threat to family values,” “violating public morals,” or “offending the public’s sense of shame.”  According to him, these terms are extraordinarily vague and have no boundaries...

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