Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid

Abdul Malik Mujahid was Chair of the  Board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions from 2010 to 2015. Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid has been selected four times as one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world.Imam Mujahid is among the original signatories of the 1993 Parliament declaration “Towards a Global Ethic.” As a leader in the interfaith movement, he has also addressed the Parliaments at Cape Town, Barcelona, and Melbourne.He is the founding president of Sound Vision, a public relations not-for-profit of Muslims which produces Chicago’s daily “Radio Islam” on WCEV 1450 AM, in addition to documentaries. He also leads Muslim Peace Coalition USA.Imam Mujahid currently chairs Burma Task Force USA, a coalition of 19 organizations committed to stopping the genocide of Rohingyas in Burma. As the national coordinator of the Bosnia Task Force USA, he successfully led efforts in collaboration with the National Organization of Women to declare rape a war crime. Imam Mujahid has conceived and led several successful public policy initiatives culminating in legislation, including healthcare for all children in the state of Illinois. He has authored more than 400 articles on interfaith, Islamic living, domestic violence and public policy, Islamophobia, and Islam-West relations.


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