Speakers call for strategies to deal with religious stereotyping

Staff Reporter

Muslims would have to devise comprehensive strategies to deal with religious stereotyping, defamation and inappropriate representation of the facts against Islam, said participants of a seminar on Islamic Dawah in the West: approaches, methods and effects.
The seminar was conducted by Dawah Academy of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) at Faisal Masjid campus which was also joined by the university Rector, Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and President IIUI, Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh. In his speech, IIUI Rector stressed upon Muslims to bring a balance in actions and called for application of Islamic teachings in routine lives.
Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said that IIUI is keen to provide platforms to deal with stereotypes against Islam and universities of Muslim world can pay a pivotal role in dissemination of message of Islam.
He urged for dissemination of true image of Islam and stressed upon youth to take this responsibility. He directed that a conference on this subject must be conducted by the university and asked to find recommendations regarding the challenges of the hour.

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