Tagged with Cornelis Hulsman

The Insanity of a Travel Ban to Siwa

The Insanity of a Travel Ban to Siwa

In defiance of his own nation’s restrictions, Cornelis Hulsman not only went to Siwa, he invited international student interns, Egyptian nationals, media professionals, and just about everyone else in Egypt to travel with him. “Western travel advice to Siwa is insane,” said Hulsman, the Dutch deputy head of the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU). … Continue reading

AWR Interview with Safwat Hegazi

AWR Interview with Safwat Hegazi

The following is from the newsletter of Arab West Report. Unfortunately, it is not available at its website due to its recent hacking. ———————— On May 31, 2012, Jayson Casper wrote about the controversial preacher Dr. Safwat Hegazy (Safwāt Hijāzī) for Arab-West Report (AWR) on the basis of what he had found in media reporting … Continue reading

Friday of Rage, No Signs of Reconciliation

The following is from the newsletter of Arab West Report, penned by Cornelis Hulsman. It is a good summation of events so far: Cairo is burning. Normal Egyptians are scared and stayed as much as possible at home. The Friday of Rage was announced in a statement of the Muslim Brotherhood led Media team of … Continue reading