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August 11, 2022

Berkley Center Interviewee Imam Mohamed Magid Appointed to International Religious Freedom Commission

A 2022 Berkley Center interview with Imam Mohamed Magid was quoted in a Religion News Service article after Magid's appointment to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. The original interview was part of the Practitioners and Faith-Inspired Development Interview Series, which examines best practices across a range of issues.

related | Read the full 2022 conversation with Magid

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Imam Mohamed Magid is the Executive Imam of All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center in Sterling, Virginia. He is the Chairman of International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC) and former President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). He is also the Chairman of Muflehun, a think tank which focuses on confronting violent extremist thought through research-driven preventative programs within a religious paradigm. Imam Magid has a long history of commitment to public service through organizations such as The Peaceful Families Project. He has helped to organize training and workshops for Imams and religious leaders, domestically and internationally, on the issue of violence against women. Imam Magid also leads an initiative to protect religious minorities in Muslim majority countries through seminars and Imam training workshops. He has co-authored three books: Before You Tie the Knot: A Guide for CouplesReflections on the Qur’an, and Change from Within, and has contributed to the Washington Post and Huffington Post, He was profiled in Time Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He was honored with the Washingtonian of the Year 2009 and the Human Rights Award 2005, from Fairfax County.

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