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Hamza Tzortzis – Transforming our Hearts (Video)

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Interview with Mufti Ismail Menk – Talks about ISIS, Education, Radicalization, Arab countries, Laws in the West, Young Muslims, Common Values and more (Video)

info-pictogram1 Mufti Ismail Menk gives his unique insights on a range of topics from ISIS to Islamophobia and the rise of Islam to his much talked about skydiving experience.

Faith and change: leaving music behind (Video)

info-pictogram1 One of the biggest issues facing  today is the obsession with music, parties and dance clubs. This lifestyle undoubtedly distracts us from our purpose in life and keeps us away from the truth. This is the story of Aiman and Nour who turned around their lives completely and are now active practicing Muslims.

Time lapse Credit: Erin Collet
Vocal Background: Omar Esa

Nouman Ali Khan – Women are complicated creatures (Video)

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Documentary: TechKnow – Smoking out the truth (Video)

info-pictogram1 Are health claims for the new generation of e-cigarettes true, or are they a smokescreen?
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Documentary: 101 East – Indonesia’s Rock Governor (Video)

info-pictogram1 We go behind the scenes with the man tipped to become Indonesia’s next president — governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo. Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, is a man on a mission. Since he was elected governor of Jakarta in October 2012, he has undertaken a gruelling daily schedule in his efforts to make the city more liveable for its 10 million residents. The 52-year-old’s seemingly bottomless reserves of energy have been put to the test – Jakarta has no shortage of pressing issues – but his efforts are paying dividends. Everywhere Jokowi goes, people swarm around him. His popularity has risen so rapidly that he is tipped to become Indonesia’s next president when elections are held in July.
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Maryam Amirebrahimi: By the Stars they are Guided (Video)

info-pictogram1 The concept of ‘stars’ has always been ascribed to the luminaries and legends of many societies. This simile is found in the modern culture and is likened to actors, athletes, and the like. In the Islamic tradition, the stars are associated with the legends of Islamic history. We need to redefine this simile to the true luminaries and legends of human history: the people of God. By studying their examples of just leadership through times of extreme difficulty, we can implement their methodology of institution-building to construct a virtuous society in our present context. Just like the heavens have stars for terrestrial navigation, so do we have stars for guidance to paradise.
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Hollywood, Bollywood And Now…Eastleighwood (Video)

info-pictogram1 How do you correct negative perceptions about your culture? Iman Burhan and a collective of young Somali filmmakers in Eastleigh, a neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, are tackling this question head-on.

Mini-Documentary: A Tsunami Of Debt Threatens Democracy (Video)

info-pictogram1 Remember the financial crisis of 2008? Are we sleepwalking towards another financial meltdown? While the super-rich are thriving, ordinary households are taking on mountains of debt. Governments may have spent billions on bailout packages and in the absence of a fairer economic system, a debt-fueled bubble may burst with catastrophic results.