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Human Rights Ambassador Invites Leading Islamic Personalities to Discuss Islamic Theocracy vs Democracy

“No, #democracy is certainly compatible with #Islam” - Islamic scholar Usama Hasan


(SALEM) - Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes has invited leading Islamic personalities of of world to discuss the scope and issues of Islamic Theocracy Vs Democracy.

In a tweet, Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes has asked Ajmal Masroor, London based Imam and broadcaster, Imam Zaid Shakir is amongst the most respected and influential Islamic scholars in the West, Abdullah Hasan, Imam (NMIC), Islamic Advisor, Nour-DV, Youth & Marriage Counselor, Shari'ah Consultant, Islamic Shari'ah Council (ISCR), London, Rochdale (UK), Mufti Ismail Menk, Muslim Scholar. Studied in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. Authentic teachings, Yasir Qadhi, Islamic Theologian & Scholar | Dean of Academic Affairs, AlMaghrib and Usama Hasan, Senior Researcher, Quilliam Foundation.

In a response Islamic scholar Usama Hasan said “No, #democracy is certainly compatible with #Islam

Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes further replied and invited the intellectuals for further discussion based on Holy Quran. William Nicholas Gomes mentioned specific verses of Holy Quran that includes Surah Al-E-Imran 3:144 -145, Surah Al-Ahzab 33:40-41, Surah Ad-Dukhan 44:2

Surah Al-Fath 48:29-30, Surah Al-Araf 7:157-158, Surah Al-Tawba 9:61, Surah Al-Tawba 9:117, Surah Al-Ahzab 33:1-13, Surah Al-Ahzab 33:45, Surah Al-Ahzab 33:53.

Our human rights ambassador William Nicholas Gomes said while the Bangladesh government is trying to promote anti Islam sentiment and promote Islamophobia for narrow political benefit, notable Islamic personalities can play vital role by discussing and describing from the Holy Quran that Islam is not against democracy.

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______________________________ Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes is a Bangladeshi journalist, human rights activist and author was born on 25 December, 1985 in Dhaka. As an investigative journalist he wrote widely for leading European and Asian media outlets.

He is also active in advocating for free and independent media and journalists’ rights, and is part of the free media movement, Global Independent Media Center – an activist media network for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate telling of the truth. He worked for Italian news agency from year 2009 to 2011, on that time he was accredited as a free lance journalist by the press information department of Bangladesh. During this time he has reported a notable numbers of reports for the news agency which were translated into Chinese and Italian and quoted by notable number of new outlets all over the world.He, ideologically, identifies himself deeply attached with anarchism. His political views are often characterized as “leftist” or “left-wing,” and he has described himself as an individualist anarchist.


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