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"Civil society is where ordinary men and women, acting as individuals and communities, take the initiative to advance what matters most to them."

The.Ismaili is pleased to publish an interview with Dr Amyn Sajoo, a specialist in international human rights, civil society, and public ethics. As part of a series of interviews with key figures, Dr Sajoo discusses the notion of civil society, its history, significance, and potential to enrich democratic life around the world. 

Purpose: To find ways to present Islam in its true light as a faith of spirituality, peace and social justice.

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which aims to combat misperceptions of Islam and Muslim civilizations

Did you know that through the work of various Imamat institutions, Mawlana Hazar Imam has provided mediums, which address, and which the Jamat can use to address, misperceptions of Islam?

Ismaili CIVIC 150 volunteers in Edmonton during orientation at Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. Voluntary service is part of the ethics of our faith and a way in which we can be positive Ambassadors of Islam.

Did you know that being an Ambassador of Islam is not only about explaining Islam to others, but also about demonstrating the true nature of our faith by living according to the ethics of Islam and pursuing excellence?

"Collision of Moorish Horsemen” by Eugène Delacroix (1844). European orientalist artists often depicted the Muslim world through a lens of violence and barbarism, a stereotype that has remained until today.

Did you know that Mawlana Hazar Imam has described acts of violence committed in the name of Islam as generally being political, social or economic in nature, rather than manifestations of faith?

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