June 19, 2009
In this second edition of “Our WORDE,” the newsletter, WORDE Specialists visit Indonesia and Australia and Congressman Wolf testifies against CAIR on the House floor.
Visit to Indonesia
President Yudoyono of Indonesia publicly announces that Shaykh Kabbani has been his guide and teacher since before his Presidency. In a dramatic public announcement during a joint social event, President Yudoyono thanked Shaykh Hisham Kabbani a WORDE specialist and Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of America for his cogent advice during difficult times of his presidency. To watch excerpts of the event, click here.
WORDE Visits Australia
Dr Hedieh Mirahmadi met with several Australian officials, including Leader of the Opposition Malcolm Turnball, to discuss the government’s preventing violent extremism initiatives and to provide guidance on methodologies which are working throughout Europe. Other meetings include a private visit with the Archbishop of Melbourne, His Grace Denis Hart, and the Attorney’s General staff focused on the violent extremism portfolio. The group also held several grassroots outreach events including a program at the Theosophical Society and the School of Meditation and Yoga Ashram.
Dramatic Testimony Against CAIR on the House Floor
WORDE would like to applaud Congressman Wolf for his statement concerning CAIR’s intimidation tactics and for his direct reference to complaints made by WORDE specialists, Hedieh Mirahmadi, Zeyno Baran and Shaykh Kabbani. Congressman Wolf has been a great champion of the struggle against Islamist radicalism and we are grateful for his dedication in these efforts. To read a copy of his remarks, click here.