February 14, 2006 11:11 Age: 8 yrs

Professor An-Na'im Discusses Riots Over Cartoon of Islamic Prophet

By: Beverly James

Professor Abdullahi An-Na'im  is quoted in the February 12 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on recent riots against a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad. According to An-Na’im, an expert in Islamic law, “for African and Asian Muslim societies, there are much higher priorities which should receive our energy. Instead of burning the Danish embassy, we should be demonstrating against our corrupt governments, our regimes of torture, our corrupt administrations. We seem to be hijacked completely by some sensationalist events like this.” Click here to read the article.

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