Karima Bennoune: When People of Muslim Heritage Challenge Fundamentalism

Contributed By: Jordan Sudermann
Language of Presentation: Arabic, English, French, Other, Spanish
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: TED Conferences, LLC
Author: Karima Bennoune
Collection: TED Talks
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved

Starting with her experience growing up in Algeria during the Algerian Civil War, Karima Bennoune provides example after example of Muslims working to challenge fundamentalist groups in the Muslim world. Her TED Talk is a powerful challenge to media narratives that stereotype all Muslims as fundamentalist and to those who call on moderate Muslims to condemn every act of violence perpetuated by Muslims. This talk provides an important perspective on challenges facing the Middle East and the rest of the world today. >

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