Category: Press

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Evening Standard : Statement on the Westminster horrific crime

As scholars, imams, academics and researchers of Muslim faith, we offer our condolences for the atrocities that were committed last Wednesday in London against innocent civilians, and we also wish to voice our concerns about all the other barbaric acts that have been committed in the name of Islam. The sanctity of human life is […]

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Tackling misconceptions of Islam

LONDON – “I am a survivor of 9/11,” says world-renowned film maker and speaker on Islam, Fadel Soliman. On the morning of 11 September 2001, Soliman was representing the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) at the UN and was due to attend a conference for NGOs in the Department of Public Information (DPI) being held in Manhattan on […]

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Al-Ahram Weekly: Faces of Islam; Fadel Soliman

Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 07 – 09 – 2006 Fadel Soliman: Faces of Islam In the wake of 9/11, a successful computer engineer and marketing expert decides to dedicate every last iota of his time and skill to presenting a positive image of his creed. An Islamic Da’wa activist and Imam of the American University in […]

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Al-Ahram Hebdo: Le combattant de l’islamophobie

Ingénieur et ancien imam à l’Université américaine à Washington, Fadel Soliman est l’initiateur de la fondation Bridges (ponts) visant à rectifier l’image de l’islam. Pour lui, le 11 Septembre 2001 fut un vrai tournant dans sa vie. Le combattant de l’islamophobie « Al-Islam howa al-hal » (l’islam est la solution), « Illa rassoula Allah » (tout sauf […]

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How and Why The Daily Mail Attacked Me? Part 1

How and Why The Daily Mail Attacked Me? Part 1

If you read in a newspaper that a cleric is touring British universities, telling students to beat up women, defending sex slavery, and promoting polygamy, and you don’t get angered by that or feel threatened, then you must book an appointment with a psychologist immediately. Astonishingly, I have been accused by The Daily Mail of […]

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HOW TO DE-RADICALISE AN EXTREMIST (one day workshop in Leeds)

HOW TO DE-RADICALISE AN EXTREMIST A one day workshop by Fadel Soliman Learn: – How to differentiate between an extremist and a devout Muslim – How to dialogue with an extremist – How to de-radicalise a young radical – The main differences between ISIS fiqh & mainstream fiqh – How Terrorist organizations manipulate the Quran […]

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Written evidence submitted to Home Affairs Committee on Countering Extremism

My recent submission to the Home Affairs Committee’s inquiry on countering-extremism has now been published online and you can also read it below: http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/home-affairs-committee/countering-extremism/written/26521.html Written evidence submitted by Mr Fadel Soliman (12 January 2016) I am an international speaker, orator, film maker and director of Bridges Foundation, an international organisation aiming to bridge the gap […]

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University of Sheffield Islamic Circle’s Press Release Regarding Fadel Soliman

University of Sheffield Islamic Circle’s Press Release Regarding the Defamatory Daily Mail Article on Fadel Soliman On the 9th January, the Daily Mail released an article about Dr Shaykh Fadel Soliman, apparently spreading extremist views at a number of University Campuses in the UK. In the online version of their article, a clip was shared […]

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Media release: Defamatory Daily Mail article

On the 9th of January 2016, the Daily Mail published an article about me, which was wrong and defamatory. They misrepresented me sourcing videos that I had produced to counter misconceptions about Islam, and the Daily Mail’s hurled many scurrilous allegations at me. I responded to each and every allegation in correspondence written by my […]

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