Hearing on Islamism and Salafism at the Hessian Parliament, Germany

23 January 2015

On 22nd January 2015, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour was one of several experts invited to speak at a public hearing at the Hessian Parliament on how to deal with Islamism and Salafism in society. Ahmad called for the psychological factors of radicalisation to be taken into account, and for schools to actively encourage critical thinking among pupils, also in connection with religion.

An overview of the hearing can be found in German media here and here. Click here to read Ahmad's statement in full.