A number of scholars and intellectuals from Malaysia, Iran, Palestine, Indonesia and some other countries will participate in the academic program.
“Investigating the Ways of Overcoming Takfir Crisis and modelling the Ideal Islamic Society” is the theme of a speech to be presented at the event by Dr. Mohammad Hassan Zamani, Lecturer and Researcher of Al-Mustafa University.
“Combating Extremism and Terrorism: The Islamic Approach” by Datuk Wira Abdul Ghani Samsudin, Director of SHURA Malaysia, and “Threat of Violent Extremism in the Digital Age” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Danial bin Mohd. Yusof, Principal Researcher of Extremism Analytical Research Unit (EARU), ISTAC-IIUM will be the themes of some other speeches at the seminar in the morning.
The second part of the program will start with a speech titled “Terrorizing Islam – The Islamophobic Agenda of the West” by Haj Mohd. Azim bin Abdul Hamid, president of Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM), according to iais.org.
The seminar will continue with speeches on “The Palestinian Struggle and the Challenge of Israeli-Sponsored Extremist Groups” by Dr. Muslim Imran, Director of Palestinian Cultural organization Malaysia (PCOM), “The Reality of Takfirism in Contemporary Malaysia” by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid, Professor of Political Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and “Imperialism and Extremism in the Division of the Muslim Ummah” by Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, President of JUST World.