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Alain Gresh discusses ‘Islam and its Haters in Europe’ in Cairo 4 Oct

French journalist, Alain Gresh, will be in Cairo to discuss the controversy of Islam in Europe on 4 October at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

Ahram Online , Wednesday 28 Sep 2016
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French Egyptian writer, Alain Gresh, will deliver a lecture in Cairo, on Tuesday 4 October, entitled "Islam and its Haters in Europe," at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) at 6:30pm.

The lecture will be followed by an open discussion, chaired by Amr Ezzat, the religious freedoms researcher at the EIPR.

In the lecture, Gresh sheds light on the struggles over Islam in Europe, the rise of the far right and the controversy sparked Islam, especially in France.

Alain Gresh, a renowned French journalist, specialises in the Middle East and is often described as the best commentator on the affairs of the region. He was the editor of the prestigious "Le Monde Diplomatique" until his retirement at the end of 2015. Gresh was born and raised in Cairo and is the son of Henri Curiel, the well known communist activist.

He is best known for his books The Middle East: War Without End? And Israel, Palestine: Truths of a Conflict.

Programme:

Tuesday, 4 October, 6:30pm

Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

Garden City, Cairo

 

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