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Muslim Reform Movement Embraces Secularism

Muslim Reform Movement embraces secularism and universal human rights A coalition of Muslim writers, activists, and politicians has launched a “Muslim Reform Movement” rejecting violence and calling for a defence of secularism, democracy, and liberty. The reformers have issued a  Declaration defending gender equality, freedom of speech and freedom of religion, stating that they are [...]

By |2017-07-29T04:58:05+00:00November 4th, 2016|Breaking News|Comments Off on Muslim Reform Movement Embraces Secularism

Terrorism Doesn’t Come in One Style

We can’t ignore the rise of homegrown hate and domestic terrorism By Times-Union Editorial Wed, Aug 10, 2016 @ 4:37 pm | updated Wed, Aug 10, 2016 @ 4:49 pm It can be the unpopular security guard influenced by a radical interpretation of Islam like Omar Mateen. It can be a loner influenced by white supremacist propaganda [...]

By |2017-07-29T05:05:50+00:00September 10th, 2016|Breaking News|Comments Off on Terrorism Doesn’t Come in One Style

Usama Hasan

Usama Hasan USAMA HASAN-Sheikh Dr. Usama Hasan is currently Senior Researcher in Islamic Studies at Quilliam, a think-tank promoting human rights and civil liberties, and challenging Islamism and extremism. Usama is a trained imam, having memorized the Qur’an age 11 and led mosque prayers for over 25 years, as well as being [...]

By |2017-08-04T20:27:32+00:00September 4th, 2016|Our Founders|Comments Off on Usama Hasan

Tawfik Hamid

Tawfik Hamid Dr. Tawfik Hamid, is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one-time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a terrorist Islamic organization JI with Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri who later became the second in command of al-Qaida. A quarter-century ago, Hamid recognized the threat of radical Islam and the [...]

By |2017-08-04T20:18:04+00:00September 4th, 2016|Our Founders|Comments Off on Tawfik Hamid

Tahir Gora

Author, Journalist, Activist Background: Tahir Aslam Gora was born in Lahore, Pakistan in September 1963. Tahir is a prominent writer, novelist, poet, journalist, editor, translator and publisher with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He is recognized as a bold social activist who has initiated many interfaith and pluralistic streams to bring [...]

By |2017-08-04T20:12:20+00:00September 4th, 2016|Our Founders|Comments Off on Tahir Gora

Salma Siddiqui

Salma Siddiqui Ms. Salma Siddiqui was born in Karachi and moved to Canada as a child. She is an Ottawa based entrepreneur and community activist. In addition to owning a corporate travel agency and a real estate development business, Ms. Siddiqui has been active in the NGO community across Canada. She is [...]

By |2017-08-04T19:54:04+00:00September 4th, 2016|Our Founders|Comments Off on Salma Siddiqui

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