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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria, represented by the churches of the central sector, has launched an initiative to raise awareness for Christian families entitled “Bless My Home”, which includes a group of spiritual sermons warning against the negative impact of social media on the...
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.
Controversy hits Egyptian social media days before the tenth anniversary of the January Revolution, as the regime brands the 25th of January as a National Police day, as well as announcing the issuance of a coin bearing the slogan ‘January 25 is Egypt's Police day’.
January 6th, 2021, rioters approached the Capitol Hill in an unprecedented event, rioters identified as pro-Trump supporters protesting the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. The protesters first breached exterior...

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