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Expatriate Copt organizations staged protests at Egyptian embassies in a number of European capitals. The Dutch Coptic Association, headed by Bahā’ Ramzī, is at the top of these protests as it organized a protest at the Egyptian Embassy in The Hague, The Netherlands. 
Meanwhile, the Muslim Brotherhood complained to the International Criminal Court in Den Haag about human rights violations committed by the Egyptian government.
From June 5-10th , the Rights Forum of former Dutch Prime Minister Andreas van Agt (1977-1982) organized daily meetings in the Netherlands under the title “enough=enough” to reflect on the topic of “Israeli Settler-Colonialism” as termed by Israeli journalist Amira [Amīrah] Hass on June 7th in The...
The extreme violence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the war between Israel and Gaza has resulted in emotional demonstrations in different countries in the West. Some of these took place in July and August in the Schilderswijk, a densely populated quarter in The Hague, The...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...
In December 2009 I met with Paul Duffill, the 2008 recipient of the Isaac Roet Prize, at the conference: "Understanding Peace, Conflict and Violence" held at Institute for Social Studies, the Hague. Paul received his prize for his essay: "A Meta-Intervention for the Israel-Palestine Conflict...
Previously, I have written in Arab-West Report about people who have influenced me, such as former Dutch Consul-General to Saudi Arabia, Daniel van der Meulen (1894–1989), who stimulated my interest in the Arab world and Muslim-Christian relations. Syrian-Orthodox Bishop, Samuel Aktash of the Tur...
  Last week, an Amsterdam court found Dutch politican Geert Wilders not guilty of inciting hatred against Muslims. AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman argues that Wilders' inflammatory statements about Islam should not be protected by Dutch law.   There is a full-text available for this summary if...
President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
 AWR Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman’s article for the Reformatorisch Dagblad on the release of Dr. M. De Blois’ new book “Israel: a state in discussion?”

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