In this interview with Der Standard, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour criticises the lack of a clear communication of societal values by the German government. He condemns the prevalent cultural relativism that prevents open debate about certain Islamic belief systems and explains why headscarfs should be banned from elementary schools.
In this interview with Zeit Online, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour evaluates the achievements as well as the weaknesses of the German Islam Conference, on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek is mentioned by EurActive on the issue concerning visa liberalisation for Turkey.
EFD Executive Director Roberta Bonazzi is interviewed by the Italian newspaper Adnkronos.
EFD Executive Director Roberta Bonazzi is interviewed by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on the recent wave of violence that New York and Manhattan have witnessed.
In this interview with German tv station Phoenix, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour explains why suppressed sexuality is one of the key reasons for radicalisation. “When kissing or cuddling in public is regarded as sinful, it makes normal social interaction between the sexes impossible”.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is mentioned by the American weekly newspaper The Jewish News Press.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek is interviewed by DW on EU-Turkey relations in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt and the subsequent visit of the High Representative of the European Union Federica Mogherini to Turkey.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour gave a keynote speech at an event hosted by the business association Unternehmerverbände Niedersachsen e.V.,which aimed at suggesting ways of integrating refugees into German society.
EFD Sernior Fellow Valentina Colombo is interviewed by Il Giornale di Sicilia on ‘Rumiyah’, the latest version of the Islamic State’s magazine.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is mentioned by the German taz on his laudatory speech for this year’s recipient of the Moses-Mendelssohn-Prize, Jérôme Boateng.
EFD Senior Fellow Elham Manea is mentioned by the British newspaper The Guardian on her efforts to ban Sharia courts in the UK.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino is mentioned by The News.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is mentioned by The Huffington Post on his holding the Muslim associations co-responsible for the radicalisation of Muslims in Germany.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino is interviewed by the Washington Post.