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Fund for Freedom
What People Think
of the Idea
al-AZMEH, Prof. Aziz (Uppsala/Sweden):
I thank you and congratulate you
on your initiative, the sort initiative which our national enemies make
far more often and much more effectively than we do ourselves"
AUDA, Khalil, Dr. (Najah-University
We have no other choice than trying
it. I like your courageous work in a country that is not your own. For
this attempt confirms, that a man loyal to his country can be useful at
any place anywhere he lives.
al-KAILANI, Sami (author Nablus/Palestine):
I would be grateful to any person
who will contribute to make this noble Idea come true. We urgently need
someone who takes upon himself the task to defend enlightened free thought
and to embed it into our culture and society.
al-GABIRI, Prof. Muhammad Abid (philosoph
and writer, Morocco):
I support this idea and hope that
the projekt will soon see the light of day. I am prepared to cooperate
and be at your disposal with all means available to me in the fields of
my specialization and all ranges of professional competence.
HAMMAD, Dr. Magdi (Centre for Arab Unity
(…) wish you success.(…) I assure
you, that the centre will always be ready to cooperate within its aims
and programmes and as you see right.
ad-DAGANI, Dr. Ahmad Sidqi (author and
Your appeal to encourage creativity
of thought deserves appreciation.
al-ALI, Muhammad Gasim (TV-Satellite
Channel al-Jazeera, Qatar):
We welcome your feverish endeavours
(…). We ask to tell us what steps we should do towards fulfilling your
ABDUL-SHAFI, Dr. Haidar (politician,
a very praisworthy effort, perhaps
through it we will have a possibility in finding new ways that help us
overcome our problems.
al-ALEM, Dr. Mahmud Amin (philospher,
critic and intellectual):
The project deserves to be dealt
with seriously (…) be assured that I will always be in your service.
al-KAILANI, Dr. Shawkat Zaid (University
board member, Nablus/Palestine):
You may count on me as an member.
The idea is great.
al-BAGHDADI, Dr. Ahmad (university teacher,
It is a project that deserves much
respect. We share the same opinion that the Arab mind should be encouraged
to think more creatively and challenge old washed out traditions that predominate
our Arab daylife in a world in which everyone who has the courage to think
freely is branded as an infidel. Have all my deepest respect for your liberal
project which I hope will soon see the light of day.
HALLAQ, Butrus (university teacher at
the Sorbonne, Paris):
(...) I herewith congratulate you
for this initiative and assure you my readiness to contribute to this project
within the range of my capabilities
AZM, Prof. Sadiq Galal (philosopher
and university teacher, Damascus):
(...) I am very very much
interested in the idea as well as many of my colleagues here are. I am
ready to cooperate with you and your organization to help achieving its
goals. I herewith express my admiration for this initiative which deserves
the encouragement and contribution of all of us.