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“First of all, I am an Egyptian citizen, and afterwards a Christian”: The Coptic Church in Egypt between religion and politics, as reflected on social media
Michael Barak reviews the public discourse among the Coptic community on Egyptian social networking sites, which concerns the involvement of the church and its leader Patriarch Theodore II in political issues.
“Live with them Equitably”: Al-Azhar Institute & Social Networks as Platforms for Lowering the Divorce Rate in Egypt
Michael Barak analyzes the online campaign led by the Al-Azhar Institute, with the encouragement of the Egyptian government, to reduce the high divorce rate in Egypt, and the ambivalent attitudes among Egyptians users of social media towards the campaign.
Limor Lavie examines the stormy debate that developed on Egyptian networks after a young Egyptian woman, Mina Jubran, shared videos documenting what she considered an indecent proposal from a passerby.
Mira Tzoreff analyzes the way that the youth of Egypt have become a significant challenge to the continued rule of al-Sisi. In Hebrew.
Limor Lavie investigates the tension in Egypt between freedom of expression and limits imposed by government censors, as seen in the debate over a controversial movie directed by Khaled Youssef and regulatory laws currently being considered by the Egyptian Parliament.
In a New Media Campaign, the Islamic State (IS) Targets Egypt's Presidential Elections and Democracy
Adam Hoffman analyzes the IS social media efforts against the backdrop of the Egyptian presidential campaign.