Anti-Radicalism Conference invites Extremists for Dialogue

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Speaking at the conference MYL leader Mr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri said, "Extremism has no Religion and people who are have an extreme and political agenda do not represent the British Muslims in the UK. This march only fuels hate crime against innocent youth British Muslims.” He added that “Effects of capitalism and poverty increases frustration which has some proven links to promote radicalism.”
Muslim Youth League’s Anti-Radicalism Conference invites Extremists for Dialogue [06th January 2010] SHEFFIELD. At an anti-radicalism conference held at the Shefflied Hallam University on 6th January, Minhaj-ul-Quran International UK (MQI UK) youth forum “Muslim Youth League (MYL)” has urged extremists to stop promoting hatred. Speaking at the conference MYL leader Mr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri said, "Extremism has no Religion and people who are have an extreme and political agenda do not represent the British Muslims in the UK. This march only fuels hate crime against innocent youth British Muslims.” He added that “Effects of capitalism and poverty increases frustration which has some proven links to promote radicalism.” MYL UK President Mr Tahseen Khalid said that “We have organised this conference to discuss the roots of extremis behaviour amongst British Muslims. We have organised such conference at four UK universities to invite young people to listen to an alternative moderate view.” He added that “The final seminar takes place at Queen Mary University in London.” Minhaj-ul-Quran UK's spokesperson Shahid Mursaleen said that "I believe extremists are created at Universities as they are active amongst students. We invite the extremists such as Anjem Choudry for an open dialogue to discuss their concerns and resolve them peacefully." [ENDS] For any queries, please contact Minhaj-ul-Quran UK spokesperson Shahid Mursaleen on +44(0) 7786312089 Note for Editors: Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI) was founded by Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in October 1981 with a long term strategic vision to promote religious moderation, peace, love, harmony and modern Islamic sciences. Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri is a professor of international law and a prominent authority on Islam has authored more than 400 published works on Islamic scholarship, law and Sufism. Dr Qadri developed his organisational network in more than 90 countries in the span of just 30 years. In the UK, Minhaj-ul-Quran has its presence since 1984 with its first official office opening in 1994 in East London. Since then Minhaj-ul-Quran UK has opened 10 centres serving all parts of the country from Glasgow to London and has more than 5000 regular members. Recently, Reuters features MQI for their work with the story “"Muslim Camp" draws UK teens to combat extremism”, please see http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE5792AT20090810 For more information, please visit http://www.minhaj.org Minhaj-ul-Quran International UK 292-296 Romford Road London, E7 9HD Mobile: 07786312089 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: http://www.minhaj.org