Con to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
"This call for an immediate moratorium on corporal punishment, stoning and the death penalty is demanding on many fronts. We are defining it as a call to consciousness of each individual so that she/he realizes that Islam is being used to degrade and subjugate women and men in certain Muslim majority societies in the midst of collusive silence and chaotic judicial opinions on the ground..."
"An International Call for Moratorium on Corporal Punishment, Stoning and the Death Penalty in the Islamic World," www.tariqramadan.com, Apr. 5, 2005
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Professor of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Theology, Oxford University
President, European Muslim Network
Visiting Professor, Identity and Citizenship Chair, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Senior Research Fellow, St. Anthony's College, Oxford, England
Senior Research Fellow, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
Senior Research Fellow, Lokahi Foundation, London, England
Additional Training, Classic Islamic Scholarship, Al-Azhar University
PhD, Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Geneva
MA, Philosophy and French Literature, University of Geneva
Grandson of Hasan al-Banna, Founder of the Muslim Brotherhood
Time magazine named him one of the world's top 100 scientists and thinkers, 2004
After accepting a position at the University of Notre Dame, Ramadan had his work visa revoked by the Department of Homeland Security in 2004 due to alleged terrorist ties.