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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 Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...
The American Representative Ilhan Omar provoked a deep indignation of some of Israel’s supporters in the USA because of her tweet.  She commented on an article by CNBC on twitter about the businessmen Leon Cooperman expressing his support for the billionaire and former mayor of New York Michael...
Saudi Arabian Crowned Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān sat down with CBS’s Norah O'Donnell for another interview on the American Television Program “60 Minutes.” “60 Minutes” is known for its investigative journalism and for shedding light on many issues.  This year, O'Donnell went to Jiddah, Saudi...
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
In November of 2011, Dr. ‘Iṣām ‘Abd Āllah 'Iskandar, writer and professor of philosophy at ‘Ain Shams University, appeared on Coptic Sat, one of several Coptic Orthodox Church TV channels in Egypt, claiming that the number of Coptic Christians in the country exceeds 23 million. He appears agitated...

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