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Muslim Experience in the North West: Standing Together for the Common Good

Copyright by buzz_lines Monday 11 April 2016

A roundtable discussion organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies in association with the Merseyside Council of Faiths.

Date: Thursday, 5th May  

Time:  5 - 7 pm

Venue: EDEN 130 at Hope Park

Three Muslim speakers will open the discussion. Dr Abdul Karim Awad, an Imam at the Al-Rahma Mosque in Liverpool, will speak about the general issues facing Muslim communities in Liverpool and the North West. Mrs Faiza Alasaly, who works with Liverpool Community Spirit, will speak both about her experience of being a Muslim and her inter-faith work. Dr Sadek Hamid will speak about young Muslims in the North West and the danger of radicalisation. All speakers will also reflect on what they would like to see happening in Liverpool/the North West in terms of inter-faith cooperation.

After a period of general discussion, the Rector of Liverpool, Revd. Dr Crispin Pailing, and Mrs Annie Merry of faiths4change will give responses to the meeting.

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