The Compatibility of Islam and Liberty

Islam and Liberty Network’s 3rd residential workshop on Islam & Liberty in Muree, Pakistan, was attended by 18 religious scholars, social scientists, teachers and members of civil society who were selected from 85 applications based on their demonstrated interest, intellectual capacity, understanding of free society principles and potential to contribute […]

Islam & Liberty Summer Seminar in Tunisia

Islam & Liberty Summer Seminar in Tunisia

February 2020 Only funded by NFS Tunisia is the only ‘Arab Spring’ country which has graduated from the tumultuous revolution to a more stable democracy and its recent experience suggests that Islam and democracy are compatible, provided political leadership demonstrates a pluralist approach. It is also a country which is […]

The Istanbul Network 2017

Since its inception and to date the main activities of the Istanbul Network has been the annual conference and a significant product of those conferences is the book  Islamic Foundations of a Free Society published by the Institute of Economic Affairs in 2016.  It is co-edited by Dr Nouh el Harmouzi […]

The Istanbul Network

The Istanbul Network was founded in 2011 in Istanbul on the premise that Islam is not only compatible with liberalism, but is inherently liberal as demonstrated by the rich and pluralistic Islamic civilizations over centuries. It is dedicated to advance universal human values such as liberty, peace, tolerance, respect, integrity, and […]