Can religion and freedom of expression peacefully co-exist?

Imam Seyran Ates, Human Rights Activist and Founder of the Ibn Rushd - Goethe Mosque in Berlin, Mohamad Usman Rana, Head of the Norwegian Muslim Think Tank WASILA. Moderator: Knut Olav Åmås, Director Fritt Ord Foundation.

May 22, 2023

How can we reconcile the right to religious freedom and free speech especially at this time, when the space for tolerance, informed debate and critical dialogue is under duress?

Imam Seyran Ates

Seyran Ateş is a human rights activist, women's rights activist, lawyer, author and mosque founder and has been campaigning for equality between men and women...

Knut Olav Åmås

Knut Olav Åmås (born 19 January 1968) is a Norwegian writer and editor. He is currently the Executive Director of Stiftelsen Fritt Ord, a Norwegian private f...

Mohammad Usman Rana

Mohammad Usman Rana is the head of the Norwegian Muslim think tank “Wasila.” He is author of the book “Norwegian Islam - how to love Norway and the Quran...