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'Imam of Peace' committed to fight against Islamist extremism

 

January 13, 2023

Imam Mohammad Tawhidi speaks to an Australian Senate committee.

(JNS) - Imam Mohammad Tawhidi, an Islamic scholar and thinker, has dedicated his life to fighting Islamic extremism.

Physically attacked for his positions and forced to flee his home in Australia when it was vandalized by extremists, it is perhaps no wonder he began the preface to his 2018 book, "The Tragedy of Islam: Admissions of a Muslim Imam," with the words: "It is highly likely that you will one day hear that I have been murdered."

Tawhidi, who describes himself as the "Imam of Peace," has said "Palestine is Jewish land" and that he doesn't believe in Islamophobia as "phobia is an irr...



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