Tag archive for Generation Allah

Does Islam belong to Germany? | radio eins

Does Islam belong to Germany? | radio eins

This interview, broadcasted on German radio station radio eins, is an audio recording from the monthly political discussion series Freitag Salon. EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour speaks about the necessity to differentiate between different understandings of Islam when it comes to the question of whether this religion belongs to Germany. It doesn’t help that the political left prevents discussions about Islam in the name of political correctness, Mansour notes.

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The handshake-debate in Switzerland: far from a frivolous issue”  | Tages Woche

The handshake-debate in Switzerland: far from a frivolous issue” | Tages Woche

In this interview with Swiss Tages Woche, Ahmad Mansour talks about the enforcement of handshakes in Swiss schools as a reaction to the handshake-debate in Therwil. For the boys it wasn’t about rebellion or an act of defiance, Mansour says, behaviour of this sort requires exposure to ideology. That’s why it’s important to have a debate and make it clear that disregard for the founding principles of democracy and gender equality is not acceptable, regardless of religious affiliation.

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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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Ahmad Mansour: Psychologist | 3sat

Ahmad Mansour: Psychologist | 3sat

In this interview on the German talk show Vis-à-vis, Ahmad Mansour discusses his personal process of becoming radicalised, as well as the process of deradicalisation that followed. He talks about controversial content within Islamic beliefs and the necessity of offering alternative interpretations to the Muslim community.

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Islamism also originates in Brussels, Berlin and Winterthur | Der Landbote

Islamism also originates in Brussels, Berlin and Winterthur | Der Landbote

This article in Swiss Der Landbote is about a reading held by Ahmad Mansour of his book Generation Allah in Switzerland, where the issue of young people leaving the country to join the Islamic State has long been a reality.

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Generation Allah | Südkurier

Generation Allah | Südkurier

This article in Austrian Südkurier is about Ahmad Mansour’s book Generation Allah. It elaborates on the missionary work undertaken to convert and radicalise young people to Islamism and why long-term preventative work is the only solution to this problem.

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Conversion | Süddeutsche Zeitung

Conversion | Süddeutsche Zeitung

This portrait of Ahmad Mansour by Süddeutsche Zeitung connects his work as an author and social worker and reports from different events held in November and December 2015 in which Mansour participated.

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aspekte | ZDF

aspekte | ZDF

In German TV show aspekte Ahmad Mansour talks about Generation Allah and why many young people are rejecting the values of the societies they grew up in.

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Leute | SWR1

Leute | SWR1

In German radio show Leute on SWR1 Ahmad Mansour speaks about the November terrorist attacks in Paris, the point of no return for those who radicalise and about the ways out of radicalisation.

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Rethinking the fight against religious extremism | Deutschlandfunk

Rethinking the fight against religious extremism | Deutschlandfunk

Ahmad Mansour discusses Generation Allah on Deutschlandfunk and talks about why addressing Islamism in the political realm is imperative.

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