On the 9th November 2017, in Jamia Masjid Mississauga, Canada, MDI’s Ijaz Ahmed engaged in a discussion with Christian speaker, Alex Kermali, on comparing the teachings (and authenticity) of the Quran, New Testament and the Tanakh (‘Old Testament’), including the details that are often missed in Muslim-Christian debates.
MDI News: Abdullah al Andalusi’s Cambridge Union debate on “Is Islam a Threat to the West?” goes viral in Malaysia
Another Muslim Debate Initiative video has gone viral in Malaysia, attracting more than 2.5 million views in just four days! On Thursday 4th November 2010, the prestigious Cambridge University’s Cambridge Union Society (the oldest student society in the world (more info), held a controversial debate titled: “This House […]
Filmed on 13th October 2017, at the Armenise Amphitheatre, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. MDI contributor Daniel Haqiqatjou, and Muslim public speaker and writer, Nour Goda, present a panel discussion on the lively topic ‘Is Feminism Dangerous? A Muslim Decontruction’. A masterclass joint presentation with a very lively […]
The #MeToo campaign, secular liberalism, and the problem of sexual harassment I was not going to write about the #MeToo campaign. The hashtag at first seemed to bring catharsis for some women and men speaking about their sexual harassment traumas openly (although reliving trauma on social media was […]
MDI News/Review: Zara Faris’ debate presentation vs Marina Mahathir on Islam & Feminism goes viral in Malaysia
On the 19th February 2016, MDI’s Zara Faris was invited to SOAS [School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London] by the group Malaysian Progressives of United Kingdom [MPUK] to debate Marina Mahathir, a board member of the Malaysian secular advocacy group SIS [Sisters in Islam] and daughter […]