EFD´s and CEP´s new Handbook for teachers on integration and radicalization is featured on German TV channel N24, April 4th 2017.
sky News (UK)July 25, 2016
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by Sky News on German security policy after the latest terrorist attacks in Würzburg and Ansbach.
EFD Fellow Tehmina Kazi speaks with Usama Hassan at The National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies conference on the relationship between Islam, students and the media.
radio eins (Germany)June 27, 2016
This interview, broadcasted on German radio station radio eins, is an audio recording from the monthly political discussion series Freitag Salon. EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour speaks about the necessity to differentiate between different understandings of Islam when it comes to the question of whether this religion belongs to Germany. It doesn’t help that the political left prevents discussions about Islam in the name of political correctness, Mansour notes.
Bayern 2 (Germany)June 16, 2016
In this radio broadcast on Bayern 2, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour talks about his own personal background as a former Islamist back in Israel, his time as a student of psychology in Berlin and the multiple projects he is currently involved in.
Thomson Reuters – Global Markets Forum (USA)June 9, 2016
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek joined the Global Markets Forum on live broadcast to provide insights on Turkey’s political and economic outlook.
telebasel (Switzerland)May 30, 2016
This contribution broadcasted by Swiss tv channel telebasel reports on the 4th Basel Symposium on Integration, where EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour took a stand on the Swiss handshake-debate (referring to the refusal of two Muslim students to shake their female teacher’s hand). “We mustn’t settle for those who want to teach us that this doesn’t have anything to do with Islam, with religion”, Mansour says, “we need an honest, brave and strong debate that seeks to understand the root causes.”
Phoenix (Germany)May 12, 2016
This TV report by German station Phoenix examines the deficiencies of European societies which create the preconditions for the recruitment of young people by Islamist organisations. In the course of the segment, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is interviewed on issues regarding the prevention and countering of this threat.
ZDF (Germany)March 23, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is a guest on German TV show Markus Lanz. Together with fellow guests Dr. Edmund Stoiber (CSU), the former Minister-President of the state of Bavaria and journalists Florian Eder, Ulrich Tilgner and Nicolas Hénin, the panel discussed the 22nd March terrorist attacks in Brussels.
DRadio Wissen (Germany)February 24, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is a guest on German radio show Eine Stunde Talk. Discussing his book “Generation Allah”, Mansour stresses that the radicalised youth he references in his publication are made up of young Germans rather than constituting an issue of immigration.
hr2 KulturFebruary 15, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is interviewed about the rising number of overwhelmed teachers in Germany who say they are faced with students’ voicing their approval of Islamist attacks and the actions of the so-called Islamic State. He elaborates on the importance and methods of challenging students’ statements by means of engaging them in open discussions.
Deutschlandradio Kultur (Germany)February 10, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is interviewed about the rising number of Salafists in Germany who are willing to resort to violence and why consistent work with youth constitutes an effective antidote to this phenomenon.
N-TV (Germany)February 8, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour participates in German television show Das Duell on the topic of Islamism in German society, in which he debates the issue with Mike Mohring, a federal chairman for the German Christian Democratic Union.
SWR2 (Germany)January 27, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is a guest on German radio show SWR2 Tandem. In reaction to the Europe-wide sexual assault cases on New Year’s Eve 2015, Mansour explains how certain educational methods and the suppression of sexuality can lead to an unhealthy social engagement between the sexes. With regards to his social work, he describes how the psychological concept of guided discovery could be helpful to young people.
ARD (Germany)January 17, 2016
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is a guest on German television talk show Anne Will, where he discusses recent calls in Germany for a new asylum policy after the New Year’s Eve incidents in Cologne.