Letters of Recommendation

Throughout the years Arab-West Report has received many recommendations for its work. These included academics, human rights workers, journalists, representatives of NGOs, politicians, religious leaders and media. Repeatedly Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman has been explicitly mentioned in these letters.

  1. Dr. Kamal Aboulmagd (Egyptian National Council for Human Rights)
  2. Dr. Muhammad Abu- laylah (Al Azhar University) [Recommendation letter on AWR]
  3. Late Prof. Dr. Nasr Abu Zaid (Leiden University)
  4. Dr. Ralph Berenger (American University in Cairo)
  5. Paul Duffill (Project Coordinator for Peace Journalism and Community Based Internet Media Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia)
  6. Sebastian Elsässer, Cedej/FU Berlin
  7. Prof. Hans-Jürgen Feulner (Theology Professor at Vienna University) 
  8. Dr. Hugh Goddard (University of Nottingham)
  9. Dr. Jon Hoover (Near East School of Theology)
  10. Late Dr. Otto Meinardus (author of numerous books and articles on Coptic churches)
  11. Dr. Christiaan van Nispen (Catholic Seminary in Cairo)
  12. Prof. Rudolph Prokschi (Professor of Catholic Theology at Vienna University)
  13. Dr. Cyrus Reed (American University in Cairo)
  14. Dr. Wolfram Reiss (University of Rostock, later University of Vienna
  15. Dr. Peter Ridell (London Bible College)
  16. Dr. Hassan Wagieh (Al Azhar University)[Recommendation on AWR]
  17. Dr. John Watson (Anglican scholar)
  18. Prof. Dr. Wolfram Reiss
Human Rights Workers
 Politicians and Political Bodies
Religious leaders
  1. Reverend el-Bayadi (Protestant Community Council)
  2. Late Dr. Abd al-Mu'ti Bayyoumi (Al Azhar professor, former Dean of the Usul el-Din Faculty and former MP)
  3. Dr. Paul Bendor-Samuel (Interserve)[Recommendation on AWR]
  4. Reverend Konrad Knolle (German Evangelical Church in Egypt)
  5. Bishop Marcos (Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Shubra al-Kheima, Cairo
  6. Bishop Mounir [Recommendation on AWR]
  7. Prof. Dr. Tareq Mitri, Program Executive for Christian-Muslim Relations and Dialogue of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland
  8. Kerkinactie[Recommendation on AWR]
  9. Late Reverend Dave Petrescue(Senior Pastor at Maadi Community Church) [Recommendation on AWR]
  10. David Weaver (US National Council of Churches)
  11. Hong Kong Council of Churches
  12. Bishop Marcos of Shubrā al-Khaymah
  13. Prof. Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, former Minister of Religious Endowements (Awqāf or Awkaf) in English and Arabic