Tariq Ramadan Heading for Oxford

August 26, 2005

Source: CAIR Press Release

Wire Service: AFP


On August 26, 2005 Agence France-Presse reported, "A Muslim scholar banned from the United States is to take up a post at Britain's prestigious University of Oxford, his college said Friday. Tariq Ramadan has been elected to a visiting fellowship (general) at St Antony's College for the coming academic year and is expected to start in October. 'Professor Ramadan is an internationally-recognised scholar,' St Antony's College, Oxford, said in a statement. 'He was named by Time magazine as one of 100 innovators of the 21st Century for his work on creating an independent European Islam.'"