We are active in prevention and thus deepen awareness of various mechanisms and methods of political Islam and its dangers for the rule of law, its institutions, fundamental rights and democracy.
Among other things, the publication deals with the peculiarities of the fatwa system within the Twelver Shia, describes the significance of the controversial legal opinion against the well-known writer Rushdie as well as the ambivalent attitude of the government in Tehran. It also analyses the fierce global reaction to the publication of “The Satanic Verses” in the late 1980s and its consequences.
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The "Expert Talk" series of the Documentation Centre Political Islam continues with the former German Member of Parliament and lecturer at the "Centrum für Religionswissenschaftliche Studien" Volker Beck. He talks about activities, constitutional issues, legal provisions and fundamental rights in relation to religious communities and Islamic associations. In addition, the sphere of influence of Turkey regarding turkish associations in Germany.
Expert Talks and other videos can be re-watched in full at any time in the Documentation Center Media Library.