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On July 5th, following lectures on the freedom of expression by Johan Snel and Dr Matthew Anderson, the Summer School group discussed freedom of expression and Islamic views of freedom of expression. Initially, Egyptian and Islamic students were invited to start the discussion, to share their...
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.
Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
The Chaldean Catholic Eparchy Church celebrated on Wednesday the day of St. Thomas the Apostle, patron of the Chaldean Church and Patriarchate. The Apostle Mar Thomas was a preacher of Mesopotamia (Iraq), the founder of the Chaldean Church of the East and the Messenger of Central Asia and he...
A number of Coptic movements announced their participation in June 30 demonstrations in Tahrir Square and around the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis. They made it clear that they will not leave unless Morsi steps down. Copts participating in the demonstrations warned from raising any religious...
The postponement of a meeting that was scheduled to take place between President Muḥammad Mursī and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the al-Itiḥādīyah presidential palace on Tuesday (November 20) raised controversy in political circles. 
Reactions of Egyptians on the streets escalated over decrees by President Muhammad Mursī on Thursday (November 22) sacking the public prosecutor and immunizing his decisions as political, betraying deep divisions within the society as opponents termed them as “rehash of past dictatorship”. [Author...
Convening for three days from February 22 to 24 in Egypt, the Global Leadership Summit is held at the Coptic Evangelical Church in Heliopolis Cairo. In an interview hosted by al-Bawāba News, one of the coordinators of GLS, Sāmir al-Ḍaʿīf explained that the summit’s objective is to rectify erroneous...
The Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis announced its responsibility for the explosions that led to the death of three army conscripts and injuring 11 others in Sinai and Cairo yesterday.
Three conscripts and a civilian lost their lives and 12 others have been injured in two suicide attacks in Sinai, and an explosive device in Heliopolis. 

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