Author Archives: Arif

Can we find Peace in these Turbulent Times?

The 7th Annual Circle of Peace seminar was held on February 5, 2018 at the George Fox University in Newberg, OR.  Jewish, Muslim and Christian speakers address the following questions from their respective scriptures: How do teachings and practice of … Continue reading

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SILK ROAD JOURNAL

Arguably the most contentious international border in the world today is one that defies common sense. I am referring to the Durand Line, the 2,640 kilometer-long border that, de facto, divides Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was drawn in up in … Continue reading

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Can we find peace in these turbulent times?

Circle of Peace and George Fox University will host their seventh annual seminar “Can We Find Peace in these Turbulent Times?” on February 5, 2018  from 7 pm to 8:30 pm, at Canyon Commons, George Fox University, Newberg, OR.  Speakers … Continue reading

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Conversations with Muslims

Conversation with Muslims – a seminar hosted by the Circle of Peace – was held on December 10, 2017 at the Vancouver Community Library.  The recorded seminar can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSE5wpxoogo&feature=youtu.be

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Conversations with Muslims – December 10th @ 2pm

Want to know more about Muslims, their beliefs and a chance to ask them anything you’d like? Then please join us! Circle of Peace is sponsoring Conversations with Muslims on December 10th @ 2pm. December 10th, 2017 2pm – 5pm  … Continue reading

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Jihad – Myth and Reality

No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam.  It haunts the popular Western imagination as an extreme faith that promotes authoritarian government, female oppression, civil war, and terrorism.  Karen Armstrong asserts that the [this] fastest-growing … Continue reading

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Clark County Democratic Party Presentation

Clark County Democrats have invited Circle of Peace to discuss Human Rights in Islam on 8 May 2017.  The background paper submitted to the Clark County Democrats to show how and why the Muslim World adopted the Islamic Version of Human … Continue reading

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Response to malicious mail designed to create hate

The hate mail (Suha Saleem hate mail), which is clearly meant to spread hatred about Islam, was received by several Circle of Peace members. It contains the translation of 24 Qur’anic verses (dubbed killing verses in the email). Included in … Continue reading

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Building Bridges through Education

How can bridges of understanding be built to better understand the other side’s perspective? Education is the natural medium for bridging such gaps. Circle of Peace and George Fox University organized an interfaith seminar to highlight the importance of education … Continue reading

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Radio interview – Connivance by Silence

Arif Humayun was interviewed by The Project Censored Show by co-hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips on KPFA, 94.1 FM, Berkeley CA.  Here is the recording of the interview.

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