Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta 
 

2nd Annual Symposium

Sunday December 13th  10am To 5pm

at Al-Farooq Masjid 
 

‘Human Rights in Islam’

Balancing Rights and Obligations In Light of Qur’an and Sunnah 
 

Participating Masajid: Al-Farooq Masjid, Masjid Al Hedaya, Atlanta Masjid, Hamza Masjid, ICNF, Masjid Omar Bin Abdul Aziz, Roswell Community Masjid 
 

Speakers: Mufti Khalid, Mufti Sajid, Mufti Saiful Islam, Br. Hisham Hawasli, Br. Plemon El-Amin, Rev. Ben Johnson, and Others 
 

 

Mankind: Human Rights in the light of Islamic Teachings A Global Perspective

Dr. Rashid Naim

A discussion of the inalienable rights given by Allah to all people.  The essence and potential impact of Islamic teachings on the welfare of human beings all over the world will be presented.
Stages of Life: Rights & Obligations: contemporary issues in the various stages of life

Mufti Khalid & Dr. Hisham Hawasli

An in depth discussion of the application of Islamic teachings on issues such as birth control, abortion, child care, issues of adolescence parent-children relationships, and care of the elderly
Women in Islam: Status, Rights, Obligations Misrepresentations

Mufti Saiful Islam & Mufti Sajid

A detailed discussion of the teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah regarding the Muslim women, their present day status, rights and responsibilities.
Being Muslim in America: Civil Liberties and Good Citizenship: The Right Balance

ACLU & Dr. Khalid Siddiq

A detailed discussion of Muslims living in America,  their rights and obligations as citizens.  Islamphobia and its impact on the Muslims of America
Muslim-Non Muslim Relations: Lessons to be Learned

Br. Plemon El-Amin & Rev. Ben Johnson

A look at this important subject based on the Qur’an and Sunnah.  The discussion will cover the Muslim as well as non-Muslim perspectives.  An analysis of the challenges and potential for interactive partnerships will be presented
Muslims in the Prison System: Problems & Opportunities

A. J. Sabre

A discussion of this often neglected segment of the Muslim population, its changing demographics and the challenges faced by the incarcerated Muslims within and outside the prison system

 

 

 

Introduction and Welcome: Dr. Khalid Siddiq

10.00am – 10.05am

 
 

Mankind: Human Rights in the Light of Islamic Teachings:

A Global Perspective

Dr. Rashid Naim

10:05 am – 11:00am

 
 

Stages in Life: Rights & Obligations:

Contemporary Issues in the Various Stages of Life

Mufti Khalid & Dr. Hisham Hawasli

11:00am – 12:00pm

 
 

Women in Islam:

Status, Rights, Obligations and Misrepresentations

Mufti Saiful Islam & Mufti Sajid

12:00pm to 1:00pm

 
 

Break:

Lunch & Salah

1:00pm – 2.20pm

 
 

Being Muslim in America:

Civil Liberties and Good Citizenship, the Right Balance

ACLU & Dr. Khalid Siddiq

2:20pm – 3:20pm

 
 

Muslim – Non Muslim Relations:

Lessons to be Learned

Br. Plemon El-Amin & Rev. Ben Johnson

3:20pm – 4:20pm

 
 

Muslims in the Prison System:

Propblems & Opportunities

A.J. Sabre

4:20pm – 5:00pm