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Mr. Feije Duim of the Dutch organization Kerkinactie visits AWR. Continuing heated discussions on conversions in Egyptian media. AḤmad al-Si‘dāwī describes the recent phenomenon of Coptic demonstrations.
Sulaymān Shafīq refers to three different issues that were widely discussed in the Egyptian media in 2007. Strongly related to the value of the freedom of belief, these issues are the Bahā’ī case, Christians converting to Islam and vice versa, and finally, the case of Muḥammad Ḥijāzī and his wife...
A 25-year-old Muslim man’s conversion to Christianity provokes heated debates and creates uproar in Christian and Muslim communities.
Shaykh Abū Islām ‘Abd Allāh launched al-Ummah satellite channel in response to al-Ḥayāh Christian channel’s continuous offenses against the Prophet Muhammad and Islam. Abū al-Islām declared his intention to launch a new channel exclusively for woman wearing the Niqāb. He called on leading...
Arab-West Report responds to media claims that Dr. Hamdi Zakzouk called for the death penalty for apostates from Islam.
Critique on IGMF in Frankfurt saying that Dr. Hamdi Zaqzouq “defends the application of the death penalty for people who convert from Islam to Christianity” Emotional debates and sensitive stories on conversions in Egypt. The secretary of Pope Benedict expressing his fear about the Islamization of...
Talāl Naṣr criticizes the use of media in attacking religions. He believes that the issue of converting from one religion to another should be kept a personal affair. Nasr exclaims that problems in Egypt have nothing to do with religion but with the corruption of the ruling regime.
Ayman ʿĀshūr concluded that everyone must respond strongly to attempts to manipulate religion in order to protect Islam and Christianity. al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī wrote about “Who is responsible for the escalation of the Copts’ crisis?” Discussions about the succession of Pope Shenouda continue.
The newspaper, ‘Ālam al-Mashāhīr, is attempting to establish itself as an alternative to Waṭanī newspaper,especially after the outbreak of disagreements between Wạtanī’s editors and Pope Shenouda.
Ane Skov Birk, a student at Copenhagen University, Denmark, stayed with CIDT from 24 January 2007 “ 11 August 2007. She has done excellent work, much of which has been reflected in texts she has written in AWR. She presents an overview of her experiences working with CIDT, and the knowledge she has...
Last week I read an article by one of them published in Asharq Al-Awsat on August 9. The main idea of the article was based on imagining an Arab-Muslim person in a room with representatives of different religions and races. The author of the article raises the question: How would this Arab-Muslim...
The following article lists examples of Muslim-Christian incidents since 1996 with an analysis of the different causes leading to such unfortunate incidents. This report was presented to the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Council for Human Rights.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman stresses the danger of ignorant media reporting, and the damage that inaccurate fact-checking can cause. He provides a number of examples from various intellectuals, commenting on stories that have been sensationalized in the media, and the negative effects this reporting had...
Media frequently manipulate headlines in an effort to present stories in the context they desire. Headlines are also frequently sensationalized in an effort to attract a larger number of readers, but if this also distorts a story this should be questioned. The article provides examples from AP.
The article presents the transcript of a lecture for the Arab Thought Forum. It considers media distortions and mis-representation in the media that only serve to further antagonize Muslim-Christian relations and the perception of Islam and the Arab world in the West. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman explains...
The authors stress that misguided media reporting often only serves to further tensions, particularly in cases of sectarian strife. They urge individuals to not only critically consider what is published, but if incorrect information is presented as factual evidence, to do something about it.
A discussion about the merits of different Arab language news stations, includes in depth analysis of the proposed BBC Arabic news channel.
A list of articles published in Arabic press available in Egypt on “the passion of the Christ”.
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