According to the Muslim Association of Greece, the more than 200,000 Muslims who live in the Greek capital and Attica region that surrounds it have been trying for decades to get a proper place of worship.
ON A baking-hot Friday afternoon in the dusty Athenian district of Neos Kosmos, a cheerful assortment of (mostly male) worshippers greet one another in Arabic, Greek and other languages, and enter a nondescript building in a side-street.
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The city has about 250,000 Muslims – but no official place for them to worship. Why?
Here is the full transcript of Global Voices‘ editor Sahar Habib Ghazi’s TEDx Talk: The Muslims You Cannot See at TEDxStanford conference.
Muslims who live in Greece, officials and academics speak to BHMAgazino about the stereotypes that follow Islam and the real dimensions of the threat of fundamentalism