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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...
After 71 years of zionist occupation of the holy land, the occupiers continue ‘imprisoning' Jerusalem through a campaign to take full control of it.    Over the past few hours, British newspaper ‘The Guardian’ said, “Is Israel lining up its ducks for another dramatic unilateral action in Jerusalem...
The Sudanese Professionals Association came together to decide on the fate of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who ruled the country for 3 decades, six days within the demonstrations.  The Minister of Defense, ‘Ūḍ bin ‘Ūf, announced that the army will rule during a transition period of two years...
Social networks are the most powerful promotional tools for extremist leaders and diplomatic speeches increasing anger and prejudice.   Hate and anger on social media are not restricted to normal users but have spread to the ones responsible for our countries.   
Hānī ‘Imārah, Chairman of the Media People Syndicate, lodged a complaint with Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd against Tony Khalīfah, the Ajra’ Kalām (Daring Talk) show host, citing an episode that he described as “fanning sectarian fitnah between Muslims and Christians”. [Hind ‘Azzām, Rose...
ʿAmrū Ḥamzāwī, former Egyptian MP and professor of Political Science, has commented on the terror attacks against two mosques in New Zealand.
Al-Jazeera's Chairman Wadah Khanfar declared that he would be stepping down from his position after 8 years. There is much controversy surrounding this, as a Wikileaks cable recently released shows his cooperation with some American intelligence services.

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