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Maajid Nawaz:
A global culture to fight extremism

TEDGlobal 2011 · 17:53 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Maajid Nawaz: A global culture to fight extremism
17:53 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Why do transnational extremist organizations succeed where democratic movements have a harder time taking hold? Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamist extremist, asks for new grassroots stories and global social activism to spread democracy in the face of nationalism and xenophobia.

Anti-extremism activist
Maajid Nawaz works to promote conversation, tolerance and democracy in Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Full bio
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