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Islamophobia, Diversity and the Crisis of Democracy

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Panel at the United Nations - 17 September at 10am


As anti-Muslim hatred rises in Europe and North America as well as other satellite states, this panel presents compelling theoretical and empirical work on the phenomenon. The crisis unfolding as a result of this rise can be mapped in many ways, but the overall impact bodes ill for democracy and democratic values - Islamophobia does not just affect Muslims, it strikes at the heart of what it means to be democratic.

Venue: Room XXIV, UN Palais des Nations

Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Date: 17 September 2014

The panel will be streamed live HERE

Confirmed Speakers:

Arzu Merali - Director of Research, Islamic Human Rights Commission

Dr. Salman Sayyid - University of Leeds

For more information or media enquiries please contact jawad@ihrc.org or call +4176 443 7865

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