[...] Dr Qadri’s speech was the keynote address at the peace for humanity conference organised by MQI.
The conference heard a series of lengthy and impassioned speeches,
some in Arabic, from Islamic scholars denouncing terrorism and
There were also prayers for peace from a range of representatives
from different religions including the Bishop of Barking, the Rt Rev
David Hawkins, Jewish rabbis and representatives from the Hindu,
Buddhist and Sikh faiths.
The declaration of peace includes a call for democracy and good
governance in the Muslim world, respect for human rights, and
alleviation of poverty throughout the world.