Maajid Nawaz

A global culture to fight extremism

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011
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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.

Maajid Nawaz
/ Anti-extremism activist

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

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