Twitter accounts and other social media platforms aren’t often thought of as tools for war recruitment, but that is exactly how members of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, are using these technologies.
Over the weekend the Ahmadiyyah Muslim community held a symposium, “Stop the Crisis: Perception, Reality, & Solution”. The event was held at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo, NY on Sunday, March 22, 2015 and was free of charge.
To better understand the threat ISIS poses, a UT professor and guest lecturer explained how they believe United States action during the Persian Gulf War contributed to the formation and spread of the terrorist group.
Students and community members looked at Jesus’ life according to Islam at Saving the Savior: Jesus in Islam on Feb. 25, the first installment in a series of lectures sponsored by UW Oshkosh’s Interfaith Dialogue and Education Alliance.
Guest speakers Harris Zafar, author of “Demystifying Islam: Tackling the Tough Questions,” and Imam Faran Rabbani are members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a community whose beliefs about Jesus slightly differ from that of mainstream Islam.
Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are waging what they call an awareness campaign against extremism and radicalization in an effort to show that radical jihadists are far removed from the true teachings of Islam.