Noor Cultural Centre

Mohamedou Slahi and Khaled Abou El Fadl: In Conversation

Aug 8th 2023

Against Islamophobia: Islam, Beauty, and Justice

A Conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Khaled Abou El Fadl

Event Recording | Click here

Please join us for this conversation with two luminaries – Guantanamo survivor Mohamedou Ould Slahi and law professor Dr Khaled Abou El Fadl – discussing Slahi’s ongoing case seeking compensation for torture, and the role of Islam as a spiritual, ethical, and intellectual resource in struggles for justice, beauty, and non-violence.

Date: Sunday August 7, 2022

Time: 2 pm EST

Admission: Free

To access: click here to view the event via YouTube Live

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi is the author of Guantanamo Diary, the internationally bestselling account of his rendition to torture at Guantanamo Bay, and the basis for the 2021 film The Mauritanian. He is currently suing the Canadian government for involvement in his torture.

Dr Khaled Abou El Fadl is one of the world’s leading authorities on Shari’ah, Islamic law and Islam, and a prominent scholar in the field of human rights. He is the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law.

Opening remarks from Goldblatt Partners LLP, representing Mohamedou Slahi in his compensation case

Moderated by Azeezah Kanji (JD, LLM), Director of Programming, Noor Cultural Centre

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