2015 Parliament Plenary Focus on War, Violence & Hate Speech Part 1
The Focus on War, Violence and Hate Speech plenary was presented at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah from Oct.15th-19th.
How does hate speech and discrimination lead to dehumanization, violence and war? Join experts, analysts, and lifetime champions of peace as they discuss the current state of the political, racial, and religious strife that plagues the globe, as well as strategies to stem conflict and pursue peaceful resolutions. A declaration signed by the world's religious leaders will be issued at this plenary, calling people to stand against hate and to pursue peace and justice.
Presenters: Allan Boesak, Karen Armstrong, Jane Goodall, Medea Benjamin, Dr. John L. Esposito, Dr. Tariq Ramadan, Dr. Vishwanath Karad, Mairead Maguire, Robert Pape, H.H. Dr. Vasanth Vijayji Maharaj