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Oasis of Dialogue

6th Episode

Oasis of Dialogue

Bridging the Gap: Muslim Communities & Their Governments

In our sixth episode of “Oasis of Dialogue” by QatarDebate Center, held in the United States, we will delve into the relationship between Muslim governments and their citizens, exploring alignment with public opinion and instances where government actions have been at odds with the concerns and aspirations of Muslim populations.

The panel will also examine the political landscape in western states like the US, UK, and France, highlighting the importance of the representation of Muslims and analyzing the relationship between political discourse, public perception, and the experiences of Muslim societies.

Session Moderator



Linda Sarsour

Linda Sarsour is an award-winning racial justice and civil rights activist, seasoned community organizer, direct action strategist, and mother of three. She is the co-founder of the first Muslim online organizing platform, MPower Change and co-founder of Until Freedom, an intersectional racial justice organization.


Trita Parsi

an award-winning author and the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign policy, and the geopolitics of the Middle East.

Dalia Fahmy

Dr. Dalia Fahmy

Associate Professor of Political Science at Long Island University where she teaches courses on US Foreign Policy, World Politics, International Relations, Military and Defense Policy, Causes of War, and Politics of the Middle East.

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