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Cornelis Hulsman has been invited to present a paper on disputed population data of Christians in Egypt at an international conference of the International Association of Mission Studies in Sydney, Australia, July 7-11, 2022. Estimates range between 5,09 % of population to 21,9% of population. For...
The 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom in the Arab World by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. government provides estimates about religious belief in various countries but figures are disputed. The percentage of Christians, Jews, Shīʿa Muslims and nonbelievers is definitely higher...
The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
On every occasion or ceremony, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī mentions the rights of people with disabilities, stressing that they are a key partner in the homeland and in the development carried out by the state at all levels. Since he took office in 2014, President al-Sīsī has been the first...
Recent official data has revealed a decline in poverty rates in Egypt, for the first time in 22 years.
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
The World Book Day is celebrated on April 23 every year in order to promote for reading and strengthen the cultural aspects of the book. Recognized by the UNESCO, this celebration is an opportunity to examine and review the proper methods of disseminating culture and making it available to all.
Ayad Mossad [ʿAyyād Musʿad] discusses his time as foundation chairman of the Arab-West Report as well as some background information on his life. Accompanied is a contextual commentary included by Cornelis Hulsman.

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