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Watch: Muslim Mayor Of London And First Muslim Leader Of A Western World Capital City Talks Religious Tolerance

Despite the sharp spike in hate crimes and anti-immigrant speech associated with Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union, Sadiq Khan, a British-born Muslim of Pakistani descent and...

Despite the sharp spike in hate crimes and anti-immigrant speech associated with Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union, Sadiq Khan, a British-born Muslim of Pakistani descent and mayor of London, the first Muslim leader of any Western world capital city, has been a strong voice for post-Brexit interfaith relations and reconciliation.

He famously took a selfie with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Chief Rabbi of London during Ramadan last year that went viral across the globe. On a recent visit to the US, correspondent David Tereshchuk talked with Mayor Khan about bigotry, extremism, religious tolerance, and choosing hope over fear.

 

Source: Religion & Ethics

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