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Throughout the presentation of Johan Snel on July 6th, 2018, three themes were discussed: modern democracies, the dark side of democracies, and the lessons we can draw from this.
Magdy Malak reflects on the scope and power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and bemoans the lack of any real opposition parties that are able to compete with the ruling National Democratic Party.
In a statement on Sunday, the United States called on Iraqi's government to hold early elections, to carry out electoral reforms and to stop using violence against the protesters. The White House expressed its profound concerns declaring "The United States is seriously concerned by continued...
Tunisians vote on Sunday in the second presidential elections since the 2011 uprising to determine the successor of the late Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi [Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī], who died in January of this year. While a diverse group of 26 candidates representing various factions of...
On September 26-27, 2019, the MED-HUB project organized a workshop in Trieste, Italy on Values and Religion in the Euro-Mediterranean Region »Towards the Tolerant and Plural Dialogues of Values and Religions in the Euro Mediterranean« with the aim of mapping the relevant knowledge and discussing...
On April 17, 2019, Tunisian humanitarian activist Ms. Rekaya al-Hafi [Ruqaiyya al-Ḥāfī] met with Mr. Laurens van Doeveren, Libya expert of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This meeting had been prepared by Cornelis Hulsman of the Center for Arab-West Understanding. It was attended by Mr....
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
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...
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
"The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is important in disseminating and promoting the provisions of international humanitarian law and global humanitarian principles" said Muḥammad Fāʾiq, president of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

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