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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...
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
In January 2015, after the jihadists attacked the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, European leaders organized a march of millions on the streets of the French capital chanting "I am Charley" in an expression of solidarity with the victims and contempt for their...
Sabotage of the picture of the Muslim policemen victim of the Charlie Hebdo attack  The portrait of French Muslim policemen Ahmad Merābit who was killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack, was removed from its place in a street of Paris, where it was located among several bouquets of flower to honor the...
Sale of “Charlie Hebdo” and “Libération” to be banned in Egypt? The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters will hold a meeting headed by Judge Tāmir Riyād on Sunday, in which a possible lawsuit banning the sale of “Charlie Hebdo” and “Libération” is being considered. Ahmad Ibrāhīm Sulaymān, director of the...
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...
Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...
Russia and several European states introduced new measures against the Muslim Brotherhood and affiliated organizations. In particular, France is planning to implement stricter laws and procedures. Such an approach has to be understood against the backdrop of the recent terrorist attacks against...
Honouring Charlie Hebdo supports terrorism Mohammed Muchtār Gamʿaa, Minister of the Awqāf Ministry, criticises that the 2015 award for journalistic integrity and courage went to the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo. To award a magazine that does not respect religious feelings is synonymous with...

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