April 23, 2012

Irshad Manji book launch Allah, Liberty and Love in Sarajevo

Tonight, at the bussines center UNITIC in Sarajevo was held a book launch Allah, liberty and love of canadian author Irshad Manji. The promotors of this book were H.E. Urlike Knotz, German ambasador in Bosnia and Herzegovina, prof.dr. Besim Spahić

Tonight, at the bussines center UNITIC in Sarajevo was held a book launch Allah, liberty and love of Canadian author Irshad Manji. The promotors of this book were H.E. Urlike Knotz, German ambasador in Bosnia and Herzegovina, prof.dr. Besim Spahić and Svetlana Broz like a speaker. Her excellency Urlike Knotz said that she is honored to be here and to co-present the book, saying that the book Allah, liberty and love is impressing, very clear and asking a right questions. The book is all about moral courage, written by someone with profound moral convictions, with self-confidence. Promoter said that Bosnia and Herzegovina needs this book because people of this country have suffered tremendously from a terrible war and they need to build bridges and trust. That is why she considers that the book Allah, liberty and love could be an inspiration.

Promotion continued like a dialog between author and  participants in a dynamic and opened atmosphere, where visitors were motivated to ask questions and looking for the answers. Again author confirmed amazing power to intrigue participants with her attitudes and also to defend them.

Special reaction was after a short video from promotion of this book in Holland where Manji was exposed to a brutal attack of a group who don’t support her and who wanted to stop promotion. There was shown impressing courage reaction of Dutch group who didn’t want to leave the promotion, instead leaving they stood and with their own bodies made a human shield to protect her from the lynch.

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