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The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
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...
Junghoon Lee (Republic of Korea) undergraduate in Arabic and Spanish, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, interning between February 2019 and June 2019. I worked as a research intern for the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU) from February to June 2019. I chose to come to Egypt as my...
Arrival of Yemenite asylum seekers in Korea           (Continued from part.1) Most Koreans did not feel that the refugee problems in Europe, including refugees following the Syrian civil war and Muslim radicalism, were related to them. But this situation has changed in 2018, after Korean mass media...
Prologue Unlike Europe, nations of the East Asian region consist of a single people. Some people call these races, but the definition of a race is very problematic and thus it is better to speak of peoples and cultures. Like Europe, Asia also contains extreme racists who emphasize that their...
This interview  report reflects a brief discussion on August 5, 2018, between Libyan representatives (Mr. Abdulmajid Zuwama Alothmani [ʿAbd al-Majīd Zūwāmah alʿUthmānī], former Minister of Agriculture and current PDG of Libyan Petrol and Gas),  Mr Ahmed Shawki Mansour [Aḥmad Shawqī Manṣūr], the GM...
Between January 3 and January 20th I was in Uganda and Kenya. The main purpose for my visit was to visit my son Filip who was working at the University of Mbarara on the development of MRI equipment. Uganda needs to import MRI equipment at 3 million US dollars per machine, but most hospitals don’t...
Every year on January 11 or 12, Dayr Abu Hinnis, a small, isolated Christian village 186 miles south of Cairo, commemorates the Holy Family's flight into Egypt. The celebrations at Dayr Abu Hinnis begin in the early morning hours as Coptic pilgrims ferry across the Nile, singing and clapping...
On March 12, I finally got to meet Leslie Maras, the Belgian prisoner I had been reading and writing about for a while as part of my internship at the Centre for Arab-West Understanding. Leslie Maras was sentenced to life for smuggling drugs into Egypt. His parents are trying to transfer him to a...

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