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Arsalan Iftikhar


Appearing courtesy of the National Institute for Civil Discourse

Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer and the author of "Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms." He is the founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, and currently serves as senior editor of The Islamic Monthly magazine. He is a prominent global media commentator on Islam and Muslims, who has been interviewed in many media outlets around the world, including CNN, BBC World News, National Public Radio (NPR), Al-Jazeera English, The New York Times, Newsweek, TIME, Rolling Stone, The Economist, and NBC's The Today Show and Meet the Press. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Scheduled events:
Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms
Global media commentator Arsalan Iftikhar speaks with Carolyn Lukensmeyer of the National Institute for Civil Discourse about hate speech, anti-Muslim rhetoric in American culture, and fighting Islamophobia.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 100, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Arsalan Iftikhar
Moderator: Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Book:
Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
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