Tug of War Event Recap

On November 6th, 2015 the Islamic Information Society organized a movie screening of "Tug of War" written by and featuring Boonaa Mohammed. The event also featured a presentation by the Redirect program, an initiative by the Calgary police service to help youth at risk.

The event concluded with an honest and open discussion by the Muslim community on what was on their minds with regards to radicalization. more What made the event unique was the attendance of various groups across Calgary such as: The Calgary Foundation, Calgary Police Service, RCMP INSET division, Calgary Bridge Foundation, Western Muslim Initiative, Public Safety Canada, and CBC.

The event was also covered by the media here:

http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/film-depicts-path-to-radicalization

http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/canada/calgary/story/1.3308818

If you have any comments or questions on this event please send them to navaid@iisc.ca

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