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Background Yāssīn Jābar was the Lebanese Minister of Economics in 1996. Now he is a member of parliament representing the district of Nabṭiyya. His platform is liberal in its political slant, with an emphasis on Human Rights. Side A In April 1996, the south of Lebanon was attacked by Israel during...
Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
Background: Bahāʾ al-Dīn Ḥassan [Bahay Hassan] is an Egyptian Human Rights defender who has led the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, CIHRS. Since he has received death threats for his work, he is currently living in France. Najād Barʿaī [Negad Borai] also works in the field Human Rights...
Background: The Khan Murjan is a building located in the souq of Baghdad, Iraq. It was built in the 14th century as a caravanserai and it is considered by many historians and scholars to be a notable piece of the city’s architecture. The structure was in poor shape for over two centuries, but was...
Background: The Babel international festival is an annual festival held at the ruins of the ancient city of Babylon. The Babel International festival started in 1985. There was no Babel festival in 2003 due the unstable security situation in Iraq. However, the festival resumed in the following...
Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once both...
  Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once...
Background: A ziggurat is an enormous stone construction built in ancient Mesopotamia. The Ziggurat of Ur is a Sumerian temple built during the Early Bronze Age, about the 21st century BCE. The ruins were excavated in the 1920s and 1930s by the British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley. The...
  Background: Eritrea was in a state of war when Kees traveled to it in 1999. The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000. The war resulted in an Ethiopian military victory.  Side A:  Cornelis “Kees” Hulsman  and Martin are discussing the demographics of Eritrea.  According to...
Background: The Battle of Tsorona was part of the ongoing Eritrean–Ethiopian border conflict. This conflict started on the 6th of May, 1998 and has continued to the present in the form of periodic clashes between the Eritrean and Ethiopian armies. The last battle fought in Tsorona was in 2016. It...
One Sudanese man is interviewed about the accusations made by Egyptian individuals and newspapers against Sudanese refugees in Cairo, specifically against the members of his church. They are accused of growing and smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol and behaving inappropriately with women. The...
The Near East school of Theology is an interdenominational protestant Seminary. The majority of the students in Near East School of Theology come from four Protestant denominations: Lutheran, Anglican, Presbyterian Arab and Armenian Evangelica These denomination can be found all over the Middle...
Title: Interview with Agnes Odoli and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Discussing African Domestic Workers in Cairo, Egypt Date of interview: June 9, 2018 Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview with Agnes Odoli, Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou), Kees (Cornelis) Hulsman 12:00 Minutes of...
Date of interview: June 9, 2018   Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt   Interview with Agnes Odoli, Simone Osterwald, Kees Hulsman   38:00 Minutes of recording, with agreement of all involved persons   Transcribed interview, cutted and edited for understanding   Agnes Odoli (48) is a Kenyan...
Interview Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Date of interview 17th of April, 2018 Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview between Simone Osterwald and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Length: 1:02:30 Recorded with agreement of all involved persons Transcribed and edited version by Simone and Diana Simone: When you...
Background:The topic of this interview is the situation of young Copts in Egypt and the challenges they face in society.Side A:Bishop Mūsā starts out with numbers; informing the reporters that the youth make up 35% of the Egyptian population. Two million or more of these are Copts, divided into the...
Background:The first topic of this recording concerns a church’s plans to open an orphanage and the second is the chairman of the FPA in Egypt, Volkhard Windfuhr talking about a train trip organised for the FPA from Kharga to Safaga and his long-standing interest in railways.Side A:The speaker...
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This recording covers two topics, the first half of side A is about the Heydar Aliyev Baku Deep Water Jackets Plant and their future developments, having been affected severely by the fall of the USSR. The second topic is the situation of Azerbaijanis of Agdam who fled to refugee camps...
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The frist part of this recording is an interview with the Archbishop of the Aremenian Church in Turkey, Mesrob Mutfayan about the state of the church and the Armenian community in Turkey. The second part is a press conference with Natig Aliyev, the Director and President of the State...

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