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The New York Times Magazine published a detailed report about the torture and murder of ItalianPhD student Giulio Regeni who focused in his study on Egyptian street vendors’ union, “hoping to assess their union’s potential to drive political and social change.” He disappeared on the 25th of January...
Editor AWR: This view is expressed by Rekaya el-Hafi [Ruqayya al-Hāfī], a Tunisian humanitarian activist who was born and raised in a Muslim family but represents the Eglise Reformé de Tunis in its relation between the Tunisian government and civil society. Tunisia’s constitution advocates freedom...
Yesterday I obtained a residence visa for three years based on marriage to my Egyptian wife Sawsan. I  spent the entire day (from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm) in the Mugamma [Mujamaʿ], an administrative governmental building operating under the Ministry of Interior where official and residency documents are...
 Time flies, it has been three months now that I have been interning at CAWU. 
In the building opposite the Road 9 Metro market Mr. Mahmoud Farag’s [Maḥmūd Faraj] family handcraft shop is accessible by a set of stairs.  You won’t know what to expect until you get inside and begin staring, awestruck at the artwork covering his shop.            
Tensions are high in Egypt following the brutal attack on Christians in Minya [Minyā] on May 27, leaving 29 Christians, among them ten children, dead and 25 others wounded. Father Yo’annis [Yū'annis] of Qufada  [Qufādā] told us that most of the Christians came from the dioceses of Maghagha [...
I just returned from a visit to the UK where I attended a church service in Startfort, London. Stratfort is an area with a large percentage of Muslims living in it. They prayed for the victims of the Manchester bombing while simultaneously speaking with great love about their Muslim neighbours....
One thing on the priority list of Pope Tawadros II is to change the Papal Elections Law, also known as "the 1957 Law". The last papal elections had taken place according to this law. All three candidates had at that time agreed to change it. There was a popular demand to amend the law in order to...
 In the article below Center for Arab-West Understanding board member Dr. Nabīl Hilmy mentions many important changes that Egypt needs.   
  Anders Breivik, a 32-year-old Norwegian, has confessed to killing at least 92 people at a youth camp and seven in a bomb attack outside a government building in Oslo, Norway. As Norwegian authorities investigate Breivik's motives, a document and a short video produced by the suspect have...

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