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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...
The Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Jabal al-Qalamūn in Minya, warned against any social media pages belonging to the monastery that speak in their name. They emphasized that they are not responsible for any accounts posting on social media with their name.
The Public Prosecutor ordered an investigation into journalist Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā, following his controversial statements in which he criticized the Miʿrāj of the Prophet (PBUH) during the journey of the ʾIsrāʾ and Miʿrāj (the Prophet’s night journey and ascent to the heavens).
Amnesty International called on the Egyptian authorities to release Patrick George Zakī, a graduate student at the Italian University of Bologna and researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), who has been held in pretrial detention for nearly 20 months, after allegedly...
The promo of the film al-Sirb (The Squadron) received a substantial number of views on social media sites just minutes after it was posted. The film tells the story of the Egyptian army’s epic pursuit of terrorist Hishām ‘Ashmāwī in Derna, Libya. The producer Tāmir Mursī posted on his page, saying...
Egyptian activist, Isrāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, received a Courage Tribute Award from the World Movement for Democracy for her efforts in defending media rights, freedoms, and democracy in Egypt. The award organizers are calling to drop all charges against her in cases numbering 488 and 855.
Interview with Professor Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi, Founder of the Wasatia Movement in Palestine and Director of the Wasatia Academic Institute in Jerusalem. Conducted by former CAWU intern Janneke Wijman on May 5th, 2020, via online platform Zoom. Both Janneke Wijman and Dr. Dajani Daoudi agreed...

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