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Ahmad Mansour: “It’s not about the bomb” | Telebasel

Ahmad Mansour: “It’s not about the bomb” | Telebasel

This contribution broadcasted by Swiss tv channel telebasel reports on the 4th Basel Symposium on Integration, where Ahmad Mansour took a stand with regards to the Swiss handshake-debate (referring to the refusal of two Muslim students to shake their female teacher’s hand). “We mustn’t settle for those who want to teach us that this doesn’t have anything to do with Islam, with religion”, Mansour says, “we need an honest, brave and strong debate that seeks to understand the root causes.”

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Symposium: “What makes Salafism attractive?” | AJS Forum

Symposium: “What makes Salafism attractive?” | AJS Forum

A child and youth protection agency in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany reports on a symposium which was held on 2nd June 2015 on the topic of “Salafism — recruitment strategies and prevention approaches.” At the symposium, Ahmad Mansour discussed the psychological aspects of Salafism and why it can be appealing to young people.

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