Is Liberty an Islamic Value? A lecture by Tariq Ramadan
In this lecture, Tariq Ramadan reflects on Islam's compatibility with individual liberty and religious freedom. In particular, he challenges the traditionalist and salafi claim that human rights are contrary to Islam. Focus is also given on recent developments in the Muslim world and the obstacles and prospects that lie ahead.
Former dean of ISTAC, Professor Ibrahim Zein, gave the opening remarks.
Held on the 12th of July 2010, the lecture was jointly organized by the Islamic Renaissance Front and the International Islamic University of Malaysia.