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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
In his video, the Azhari shaykh Mabrūk ʿAṭiya mocked Christ saying he is not a ‘sayyid’ (venerated leader) as people refer to him. The video was a response to journalist and TV host Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā dating back to 2016 but was re-posted recently about the values in Jesus Christ’s ‘Sermon on the Mount.’
The core argument of Coptic Solidarity for accusing him to be an “Agent' of al-Sīsī Government in the US” is that Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) prior to his last visit to the USA. They believe this is sufficient evidence for their claims. It seems...
This article provides an overview of the views of Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, Coptic Evangelical (Presbyterian) pastor and head of the Protestant Churches of Egypt, based on Arab media reporting as selected and summarized throughout the years by Arab-West Report/Dialogue Across Borders in response to...
Paid text of Coptic Solidarity (USA) in Christian Newswire alleging that Egyptian Christian leader Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī is an ‘agent’ of President al-Sīsī. I have been a subscriber to Christian Newswire for many years now and was shocked to see such an attack on an Egyptian Christian leader by a...
Dr. Mabrūk ʿAṭiya, professor of Islamic Sharia at al-Azhar University, is again raising controversy because of his statements about Jesus Christ, which some considered as mockery of Jesus.
The Lady of Heaven was able to provoke controversy since its premiere last week in Britain. The film has sparked many protests across the country, where over 120,000 people signed a petition calling for the film to be banned because it touched on Islamic sanctities in an inappropriate way. In...

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