On 1st February 2010 Ghaffar Hussain, Head of Outreach and Training at Quilliam, delivered a presentation at a roundtable event in Cairo, Egypt. The event was organized by a number of organizations including Media Diversity Initiative (MDI), and focused on religious radicalization and democracy.

 

Ghaffar spoke about the need to develop an inclusive civic identity in order to strengthen national cohesion and fight radicalization. He also highlighted the role the media could play in challenging prejudices by holding hate preachers to account for their actions.

 

The event was attended by a number of Egyptain journalists and community activists.