My Cambridge Union debate on “Is Islam a Threat to the West?” goes viral in Malaysia

The Muslim Debate Initiative

Another Muslim Debate Initiative video has gone viral in Malaysia, attracting almost 2 million views in just four days!

On Thursday 4th November 2010, the prestigious Cambridge University’s Cambridge Union Society (the oldest student society in the world (more info), held a controversial debate titled: “This House believes that Islam is a threat to the west”

The debate was highly controversial, being widely criticised by student organisations, for the inviting of Islamophobic speakers, such a Steven Gash, formerly of SIOE (Stop the Islamification of Europe). Others invited speakers included renown former Catholic priest, Idris Tawfik, and Muslim public speaker, Abdullah ul Andalusi of the Muslim Debate Initiative.

The debate was a resounding success, with the motion “This House believes that Islam is a threat to the West”, being resoundingly defeated in the audience vote. Additionally, the debate featured controversy, as Islamophobic speaker, Steven Gash, stormed out of the debate during…

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