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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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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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