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For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
We are living in a world of much polarization.  This negative energy drives communities apart rather than combining their strengths to work together towards a better society. Arab-West Report was founded in 1997 to fight this negative energy. We are small and thus work only developed slowly but in...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman stresses the danger of ignorant media reporting, and the damage that inaccurate fact-checking can cause. He provides a number of examples from various intellectuals, commenting on stories that have been sensationalized in the media, and the negative effects this reporting had...
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
The author talks about the cartoons which insulted the Prophet Muhammad that were published in many European newspapers. It caused a crisis between Islamic countries and the West, particularly with the European Union.
An article about the work of the Center for Arab-West Understanding from Dutch newspaper Trouw.
We regret we have to inform you that the Council of State has again postponed a decision about our request for NGO status. The next hearing has been scheduled for October 9, 2005.
Text of a lecture for students and professors of different faculties at the University of Copenhagen, November 3, 2004, about plans to establish the Center for Arab-West Understanding in Cairo, Egypt. The text explains that intercultural tensions do exist but can be combated with good information.
The ongoing process of obtaining NGO status. Dr. Meinardus visits Cairo and recommends writing a book for the understanding of contemporary concepts of martyrdom and persecution in the Coptic Orthodox Church. Dutch businessman Frans Derksen of Fayoum Oases development consulted AWR for advice when...
Expressing great admiration for the work of AWR.
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