Tag Archives: Egypt

Lawrence Solomon: Playing make-believe over Gaza

(August 7, 2014) ‘If there is any such thing as a Palestinian people, it is I, Yasser Arafat, who created them.’

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Lawrence Solomon: Exodus from the Arab Spring

Egypt’s Arab Spring is leading to a mass exodus of its Coptic Christian community, with Canada a preferred destination – we’ve received about a sixth of the 100,000 who have fled Egypt in the past six months amid persecution by Islamic fundamentalists. Continue reading

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URI Executive Director Lawrence Solomon in The Week on Post-Mubarek Egypt

(February 4, 2011) URI Executive Director Lawrence Solomon was mentioned in The Week’s roundup of post-Mubarek winners and losers in Egypt. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hold off democracy

(February 12, 2011) Egypt has taken great strides towards modernization compared to other Arab countries, but is it ready for Western style democracy? Not yet, argues Urban Renaissance Institute executive director Lawrence Solomon. Continue reading

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