Location: Main Auditorium, Cork Road Campus, WIT
Shaykh Dr. Umar Al Qadri will give a talk on Monday, 26 November on the topic of Human Rights and Islam. He will examine the concept of human rights and will look at ways Muslims and non-Muslims can work together in championing human rights. He will look at common perceptions and misperceptions about human rights in Islam and will address the question of the rights of women in Islam.
Shaykh Dr. Umar Al Qadri is a prominent voice on the topic of Islam in Ireland. He is an advocate for peace and for integration and in 2015 he launched the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council. He has appeared widely on national and international media and has been interviewed for print and broadcast media including interviews for television by Tommy Tiernan and by Gay Byrne (‘The Meaning of Life’).