The Ibn Rushd Prize 2022: Call For Nomination

The Ibn Rushd Prize 2022 therefore calls for:

an institution or a person who fostered or protected religious freedom in their region or country – including the freedom from religion and the possibility of choosing another religion, as well as the freedom from the obligation to marry within the same religious group – and therewith not only countering all kinds of sectarianism as well as the abuse of power by political and religious authorities, but fostering pluralism, tolerance and peace within society.
The person’s or institution’s work must have fostered and protected religious freedom sustainably for all, not only for specific individuals or specific groups in a society.

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Mohammed Arkoun – further information on his philosophy

Mohammed Arkoun, one of the most prominent modern philosophers in the Arab world and an active advisor of many political, academic, religious decision makers for Islamic studies and systems of education, is explicitly opposed to the thesis of the ‘clash of civilisations’ that has been made to look so inevitable.

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Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought 1999-2000 in the Press

Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought 1999-2000 in the Press 17.2.98  al-Hayat 09.04.98               al-Ahram International 10.12.98               al-Ahram Evening 10.12.98               al-Quds 11.12.98               Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 12.12.98               al-Hayat 17.12.98               al-Ahram- International […]

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