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How Can Muslims Respond to the Paris Attacks?

It seems to bring back to life the hours after September 11th. Now in Paris twelve journalists are dead at the hands of two murderers shouting "Allahu Akbar." How it is possible to shout something like this while killing people is a mystery. Maybe they do it just for this reason: to stain the name of Islam.

read more 22.01.2015, Thursday

Islamophobia in Italy II

A fear of “others” is not exceptional in modern nations. Although this was not the case in the past, in recent times it has become a widespread problem. The Mediterranean area has been perceived as a place of common identity for centuries.

read more 28.10.2010, Thursday

In the House of Islamophobia

Islamophobia has spread throughout Italy. In 2007, the Northern League started an extensive campaing against Islam. Pigs were lead over areas in which mosques were to be built. Molotov coctails were launched during Islamic activities.      

read more 25.06.2010, Friday

Responsibilities for the Islamic Community

The meeting with the Turkish scholars was very interesting many points of view. A group of Muslim intellectuals debating about Prophet Muhammad and the image of Islam in the West is something special today.

read more 25.06.2010, Friday

Ahmad Gianpiero Vincenzo

Ahmad Vincenzo was born in Naples in 1961 and chose to enter Islam in the presence of Sheikh Abdul Wahid Pallavicini in 1990 after a journey of long and in-depth religious research. Vincenzo, who is considered to be a leading representative of Italian Muslims, lives in Milan and is one of the founders of the Intellettuali Musulmani Italiani (Italian Muslim Intellectuals). Vincenzo continues to give lessons at  Frederico 2nd University in Naples. Vincenzo's book Il Libro Disceso Dal Cielo, which was translated into Turkish as  "Yesrib'de Bahar" (Spring in Yathrib) describes the life of Prophet Muhammad in literary language; the book has also been translated into German under the title Das buch das vom Himmel kam. Vincenzo has also published another work entitled Islam, l'atra civilita (Islam, the other civilization).

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