21 Sep
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Islam, Modernity, and Gender Equality

First, it is necessary to make a few preliminary remarks as to the ambition and format of this article. It is mainly a statement of opinion that aims at pointing out, and linking together a few topical issues. It does not aim at bringing a scholarly contribution to the subject. It takes as a starting [...]
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12 Oct
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Free Speech: a Fundamental Human Right

12 October 2016, Brussels/Paris – Debating Europe interviewed Dr Azmayesh, the founder of IOPHR. The topic of the interactive online debate was “Should All Radical Speeches Be Censored?”, which included active participation and arguments proposed by the audience of Debating Europe. Here is an excerpt from the debate: The discussion considered the fear and threats of […]

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11 Apr
  • By IOPHR
  • Cause in Islamic extremism-Virtual

Countering the Rise of Extremism in Europe

11 April 2016 – A report on Europe’s World publication on the topic of security, which featured an article by Dr. Azmayesh, on the topic of countering the rise of extremism in Europe. The recent tragic events in Brussels were proof of the need to discuss the growing issue of extremism, and figure out a […]

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24 Feb
  • By IOPHR
  • Cause in parliament magazine-Virtual

Protecting Democratic Values and Freedoms from the Vices of Extremism

24 February 2016 – A report on the publication by Parliament Magaznie, that featured an article by Dr. Azmayesh, the founder of IOPHR, a Jurist-Scholar and Human Rights Activist. The article focuses on ways to safeguard democracy and protect our social structure against extremism, by addressing core issues so as to make well-informed and proactive […]

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