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Islam vs. Islamists: Voices From The Muslim Center

Airs Friday, August 27, 2010 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

"Islam vs. Islamists: Voices From The Muslim Center" traces the experience of several prominent Muslims who are speaking out against Islamic fundamentalism. In North America, Canada, and Western Europe, these moderate Muslims have encountered powerful opposition from other members of their faith as they express their views about what it means to be a modern Muslim living in the West. Premiered on public television in August 2007.

Video Excerpt: Islam vs. Islamists: Voices From The Muslim Center

"Islam vs. Islamists: Voices From The Muslim Center" tells the story of anti-Islamist Muslims in the West and the extraordinary challenges they face in taking on adherents to the theo-totalitarian ideology known as Islamism. What is happening to these moderates -- who are being ostracized, intimidated and, in some cases, threatened with death -- offers critical insights into the dangers that both they and we are facing.

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