A Debate at the Foreign Press Association in London: Islam & Democracy – Are they Compatible?
Thursday 23 October 2008
Foreign Press Association in London
11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AJ
Hosny Emam (Kuwait News Agency) FPA Vice-President
Amédée Turner QC discusses findings of report "Muslim Grassroots in the West Discuss Democracy"
Dr Anshuman Mondal (Brunel) presents argument that Islam and Democracy are compatible and that the emergence of Muslim democrats is vital for the future
Taji Mustafa (Hizb ut-Tahrir) presents argument that Islam and Democracy are incompatible
Dr Amina Yaqin (SOAS) presents a case study of Islam & Democracy in Pakistan