Tag archive for Integration

What we can demand from immigrants | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

What we can demand from immigrants | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

In this contribution for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Ahmad Mansour and co-chair of the German Green party Cem Özdemir claim that the German government is not prepared to tackle radical Islam. Integrating the refugees in Germany is already a gigantic task and it is time to learn from the mistakes that have been made in the past, they urge.

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Islam And Integration, How The Seeds For Terror Take Root | Worldcrunch

Islam And Integration, How The Seeds For Terror Take Root | Worldcrunch

In this guest contribution for Worldcrunch, Ahmad Mansour highlights the connections between recent terror attacks in Germany and what he refers to as an “undemocratic behaviour based on cultural sensitivities”, such as the latest case of an imam denying his son’s teacher a handshake, because she is female.

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“We need a German Islam” | Deutsche Welle

“We need a German Islam” | Deutsche Welle

Ahmad Mansour is interviewed by Deutsche Welle about the recent demand raised by the leader of the German Christian Democratic Union party, Volker Kauder, on government control over local mosques. Instead of a general surveillance system, we need a European Islam that universally supports human rights, says Mansour. This is not the responsibility of the German politicians, argues Mansour, it must come from within the Muslim community.

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“We Muslims are not a protected animal species” | Die Welt

“We Muslims are not a protected animal species” | Die Welt

Ahmad Mansour spoke to Die Welt about the refusal of a Swedish Green Party politician to shake a female journalist’s hand. When a man refuses to shake a woman’s hand, it happens for certain religious reasons, Mansour explains.

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Radically integrated | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Radically integrated | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

This article by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports on an event hosted by member of the House of Representatives of Berlin, Burkard Dregger (CDU), who invited Ahmad Mansour to speak about integration.

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AZ-panel discussion: Does Islam belong to Germany? | Abendzeitung München

AZ-panel discussion: Does Islam belong to Germany? | Abendzeitung München

Abendzeitung München reports on a panel discussion in which EFD Ahmad Mansour discussed various aspects of Islamic belief with regards to German society. The other guests were author Necla Kelek, imam Benjamin Idriz and talk show host Michel Friedman.

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Psychologist Ahmad Mansour urges a rethinking in the fight against religious extremism | SWR2

Psychologist Ahmad Mansour urges a rethinking in the fight against religious extremism | SWR2

Ahmad Mansour was a guest on German radio show SWR2 Tandem. In reaction to the Europe-wide sexual assault cases on New Year’s Eve 2015, Mansour explains how certain educational methods and the suppression of sexuality can lead to an unhealthy social engagement between the sexes. With regards to his social work, he describes how the psychological concept of guided discovery could be helpful to young people.

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Palestinian psychologist receives Carl von Ossietzky Prize | FOCUS Online

Palestinian psychologist receives Carl von Ossietzky Prize | FOCUS Online

This article published on FOCUS Online gives an overview of the work that Ahmad Mansour does and announces the awarding of the Carl von Ossietzky Prize for 2016 to Mansour for his promotion of democracy, tolerance and integration.

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5 measures for the integration of young Muslims | BILD

5 measures for the integration of young Muslims | BILD

In this interview with BILD Ahmad Mansour is interviewed about concrete measures for the integration of young Muslims into mainstream society. He elaborates on five distinct steps that should be undertaken by politicians and civil society.

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The image of women held by men from immigrant families | WDR

The image of women held by men from immigrant families | WDR

In this report on German TV show frauTV on WDR Ahmad Mansour talks about the questionable image of women that prevails in certain understandings of Islam and how it is deeply rooted in patriarchal structures.

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