Testifying before the Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons

House of Commons, Foreign Affairs Committee  began taking evidence for their Political Islam Inquiry. Ziya Meral testified before the committee, along with Dr Omar Ashour, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter and Dr Courtney Freer, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics. The aim of this session was to explore the following:  

  • The policies of the political Islamists, and their relationship with democratic practices
  • The relationship between political Islamists and more violent or extreme groups
  • The UK’s Muslim Brotherhood Review, and the future evolution of Political Islam


Read more about the FAC's Political Islam Inquiry here.