Over at Al Masry Al Youm, Omar Cheta has an interesting piece about the perceptions and misperceptions of academic and author (and “Arabic Booker” winner) Youssef Ziedan. And this isn’t entirely the public’s fault, Cheta argues. Ziedan has not worked hard enough to make his views on religion clear: inContinue Reading

Now isn’t that a touching image? A recent hesba case against Yousef Ziedan’s “Arabic Booker”-winning Azazeel apparently has brought together book banners from both Christian and Muslim camps. According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) , “Christian  lawyers have joined the neo actio popularis team in EgyptContinue Reading