Azza Sultan

Azza Sultan is a Sudanese American queer activist, currently serving as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Program Advisor at OutRight Action International. She came to OutRight in 2020 from Grindr, where she was the associate director of Grindr for Equality (G4E), the app’s initiative to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTIQ people

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Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. He is also the Wilson Distinguished Professor of Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, and research professor in political science. Mr. Marshall is the author and editor of more than twenty books on religion and

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Alessia Melcangi

Alessia Melcangi is TT Assistant Professor of Contemporary History of North Africa and Middle East and Globalization and International Relation at Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Social Sciences and Economics (DiSSE). She collaborates with the Centre of Research on the Southern System and the Wider Mediterranean (CRiSSMA – Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan)and

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Ahmed El Hady

Ahmed El-Hady is an internationally recognized neuroscientist and a revolutionary activist.  He is one the founders of the recently formed Egyptian Coalition for Freedom and Justice which is concerned with human rights in Egypt. He holds a PhD in neuroscience from Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow

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Candace Lukasik

Candace Lukasik is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation project explores the transnational circulation of political subjectivities and religious practices among Coptic Orthodox Christians between Egypt and the United States. Ms. Lukasik received her M.A. in 2013 from the Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies...

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Egypt: Looming Humanitarian Crisis in Sinai Relief Urgently Needed After 2 Months of Army Restrictions on Food

Source: HRW Author: N/A Original Link: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/23/egypt-looming-humanitarian-crisis-sinai The Egyptian government campaign against an affiliate of the Islamic State group in North Sinai has left up to 420,000 residents in four northeastern cities in urgent need of humanitarian aid since February 9, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should provide...

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Bård Helge Kårtveit

Bård Helge Kårtveit is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo. He earned his doctorate in Social Anthropology from the University of Bergen (2010), where his research focused on Christian-Muslim relations in Palestine. He was a Senior Lecturer in Middle East Studies at the University

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Mohamed El Dahshan

Mohamed El Dahshan is a development economist, and a Nonresident Fellow with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP). He previously held the position of Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard University Center for International Development. Mr. Dahshan regularly writes and lectures on Middle Eastern transitions, economic development and entrepreneurship, and technology. He is

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