Using Religious Knowledge to Combat Extremism - Navaid Aziz

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Navaid Aziz, Director of the Islamic Information Society of Calgary, discusses how religion can play a positive role in combating extremism. Sheikh Aziz argues that religious leaders need to engage with youth at risk of radicalization and should not come under scrutiny for addressing controversial topics when doing so. For counter radicalization work to be successful, according to Sheikh Aziz, communities need to work together and avoid the traps of discrimination and Islamophobia.