#UNSC “RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOR A SAFE WORLD” in New York

Event:
UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL ARRIA-FORMULA MEETING
RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOR A SAFE WORLD
Background
“Too often hijacked by extremists, religions are frequently blamed for the on-going violence and terror attacks that threaten global stability. In these times of rising xenophobia and intolerance, religious leaders have a critical role to play in supporting peace. They have the capacity to build bridges between people and to spread essential values to the world, such as mutual respect, compassion, and forgiveness.”

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T.C. DEVLET VE HÜKÜMET TEMSİLCİLERİNİ BİLGİLENDİRME: WSJ

WSJ (AÇIK)  VATANDAŞ ARZUHALİDİR. | PTT Kargo 13.2.2018
Çok Muhterem Devlet ve Hükümet Temsilcilerini BİLGİLENDİRME
  • TC Cumhur Başkanlığı – Basın Bürosu
  • TC Başbakanlık  – Basın Bürosu ve Hükümet Sözcüsü
  • TC Dışişleri Bakanlığı Basın temsilci ve sözcüsü
Muhterem İlgililer:
Bendeniz has bel kader hayatımda birçok Ermeni ile can dostu oldum, karşılıklı sevgi saygı ve güvenin huzurunu yaşadım. Türk Ermenilerin kötüsüne rastlamadım, hatta dış dünyada ticaret âleminde de hep ciddiyetle karşılaştım. Bu sevgi ve saygımın gereği olarak otuz yıldır bu konuyu kimsenin okumadığı dış kaynaklardan inceliyorum. Ancak 2004 yılında Nat. Geografic dergisinde  çıkan bir iftiraya, dergiye ilân veren kuruluşların nemelazımcılığı üzerine, Vatandaşa duyuru için para ile gazetelere vermek istediğim ilanın da reddi üzerine sabır ve onurum incindiğinden, son yirmi yıl içinde dış dünyaya hitaben yaklaşık 500  makale 7 kitap v ayrıca 4 Türkçe kitap yazdım (belki 10.000 sayfa), seyrek olarak da  bazı yazılarım ve hakkımda haberler  basında “tek kişilik ordu” olarak çıktı.

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Open Letter To: WSJ, MUSEUM and the OFFICE of the U.S.A. PRESIDENT

WSJ & Museum OPEN COVER LETTER    (Feb.11, 2018)
To:  a- The Wall Street Journal – Editors
       b- The Washington Holocaust Museum Memorial Council Members and Management
      c- The Office of the U.S.A. President (as supervisors of this state establishment)
c.c:  The U.S.A. Embassy, Ankara, Turkey (Press Attaché)
        The Turkish Embassy, Washington
        Turkish Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ankara
        Press & Academia

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DOES FREEDOM OF THE PRESS GIVE EDITORS AND AUTHORS THE LIBERTY TO MANIPULATE?

Court Verdicts and Documented Facts?
By Yurdagül ATUN, Şükrü Server AYA and Ata ATUN; International Aydin University, North Cyprus
Abstract:
As a person who had wonderful connections in school, business, social and even international trade in a long lifetime, I, in my last thirty years took the burden of studying the background of this “genocide” fanfare which is not supported by “any legally valid evidence or document” and hence has been standing as a controversy disturbing our all time “amicable sentiments with several Turkish Armenian buddies”. My prevailing friendly relations with reasonable Armenians are strong enough not to be infected by irresponsible publications or unproven grand-ma tales. Crime and punishment is not hereditary. Also, as mature persons it is more than half of a century that we could rid ourselves from racial, national and religious difference.  Persons are born with natural national roots and beliefs hard to alter.

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Book Review: JOURNEY INTO EUROPE

by EJAZ RAHIM
Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Identity”
As far  back as 1996, the distinguished scholar W. Montgomery Watt described Dr Akbar Ahmed as ‘a contemporary spokesman for Islam’. That epithet remains apt even now but, based on the sum total of his writings and work, he is widely respected today as an anthropologist, teacher, researcher, scholar in comparative religion, a committed public intellectual promoting inter-faith harmony and a leading authority on contemporary Islam.
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“JOURNEY INTO EUROPE: TURBULENT AND MIGHTY CONTINENT”

This piece is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of the new book,
“Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity”.

 Chapter 1 – Europe: Turbulent and Mighty Continent

by AKBAR AHMED
“In that encounter in the gloomy basement in Athens, I witnessed the problems of Europe today. I saw the need to conduct a detailed study of Europe based on fieldwork to look at precisely these issues. I saw the desperate need to discover a paradigm or method for the future that would allow Europe’s different cultures and peoples to understand one another better in order to live together in peace and harmony. To do so, we needed to locate an effective conceptual frame for our study in the context of the social sciences. I thus consulted the scholars who could best guide us.”

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“JOURNEY INTO EUROPE: ISLAM, IMMIGRATION, AND IDENTITY”

New Book
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed presented “Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity” at the 92nd Street Y in New York.
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed’s latest project on Muslims in Europe is yet another illustration of his vision by offering us understanding of, commitment to, and hope and compassion for humanity.”

On Thursday, March 15, Ambassador Akbar Ahmed presented his new book, Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity, at the 92nd Street Y in New York at part of their Daytime Talks series.

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