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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 Egyptian Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) categorically condemned the governmental State Information Service for pulling the press credentials of the British newspaper “The Guardian” and warning a reporter from the American newspaper “The New York Times” in Egypt.  The...
Is the Coronavirus mentioned in the Qur’an?  The Coronavirus is headed towards hitting the world and making thousands victim to it.  Its infection has spread to most countries, and some people have employed verses of the Qur’an according to their desires. 
Videos of two men dancing and singing while being dressed up in monastic clothes appeared on social media. While some viewers considered the videos to be targeting Copts it later turned out that the two men did not intend to ridicule Christianity. Instead, they were working on a Christian film...
The number of Christian publishing houses, participating in the Cairo International Book Fair 2020, has reached over ten and includes the Bible Society, Evangelical Culture Publishing House, Logos Publishing House, Episcopal Publishing, St. Mark’s Magazine, which is a part of the Monastery of St....
Portuguese Cartoonist Vasco Gargalo has been subjected to an Israeli campaign accusing him of anti-Semitism and demanding that he be dismissed, because of a caricature in solidarity with Palestine.  This caricature coincided with the publishing of the American plan known as “the Deal of the Century...
The National Council for Women wrote an official complaint to Google administrators asking them to take down the music video “Salmonella” by the singer Tamīm. In the complaint, the Council points out that the song contains disrespectful language to women, undermines their rights, and openly incites...

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