Signatories (in Alphabetical Order) of An Open Letter and Call from Muslim Religious Leaders to Christian Leaders

  1. His Royal Eminence Sultan Muhammadu Sa'ad Ababakar
    The 20th Sultan of Sokoto; Leader of the Muslims of Nigeria
  2. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Hussein Hasan Abakar
    Imam of the Muslims, Chad; President, Higher Council for Islamic Affairs, Chad
  3. H.E. Prof. Dr. Abdul-Salam Al-Abbadi
    President of Aal Al-Bayt University; Former Minister of Religious Affairs, Jordan
  4. Prof. Dr. Taha Abd Al-Rahman
    President of the Wisdom Circle for Thinkers and Researchers, Morocco;
    Director of Al-Umma Al-Wasat Magazine, International Union of  Muslim Scholars
  5. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
    Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of the Cordoba Initiative; Founder of the ASMA Society (American Society for Muslim Advancement); Imam of Masjid Al-Farah, NY, NY, USA
  6. Sheikh Muhammad Nur Abdullah
    Vice President of the Fiqh Council of  North America, USA
  7. Dr. Shaykh Abd Al-Quddus Abu Salah
    President of the International League for Islamic Ethics; Editor of the Journal for Islamic Ethics, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  8. H.E. Prof. Dr. Abd Al-Wahhab bin Ibrahim Abu Solaiman
    Member of the Committee of Senior Ulama, Saudi Arabia
  9. Dr. Lateef Oladimeji Adegbite
    Acting Secretary and Legal Adviser, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs
  10. H.E. Amb. Prof. Dr. Akbar Ahmed
    Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington D.C., USA
  11. H.E. Judge Prince Bola Ajibola
    Former International High Court Judge; Former Minister of Justice of Nigeria; Former Attorney-General of Nigeria; Founder of the Crescent University and Founder of the Islamic Movement of Africa (IMA)
  12. H.E. Prof. Dr. Kamil Al-Ajlouni
    Head of National Centre for Diabetes; Founder of the Jordanian University of Science and Technology (JUST), Former Minister and Former Senator, Jordan
  13. Shaykh Dr. Mohammed Salim Al-'Awa
    Secretary General of the International Union of  Muslim Scholars; Head of the Egyptian Association for Culture and Dialogue
  14. Mr. Nihad Awad
    National Executive Director and Co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), USA
  15. H.E. Prof. Dr. Al-Hadi Al-Bakkoush
    Former Prime Minister of Tunisia, Author  
  16. H.E. Shaykh Al-Islam Dr. Allah-Shakur bin Hemmat Bashazada
    Grand Mufti of Azerbaijan and Head of the Muslim Administration of the Caucasus
  17. H.E. Dr. Issam El-Bashir
    Secretary General of the International Moderation Centre, Kuwait; Former Minister of Religious Affairs, Sudan
  18. H.E. Prof. Dr. Allamah Shaykh Abd Allah bin Mahfuz bin Bayyah
    Professor, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia; Former Minister of Justice, Former Minister of Education and Former Minister of Religious Affairs, Mauritania; Vice President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars; Founder and President, Global Center for Renewal and Guidance
  19. Dr. Mohamed Bechari
    President, Federal Society for Muslims in France; General Secretary of the European Islamic Conference (EIC), France; Member of the International Fiqh Academy
  20. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Shawqi Benbin
    Director of the Hasaniyya Library, Morocco
  21. Prof. Dr. Allamah Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id Ramadan Al-Buti
    Dean, Dept. of Religion, University of Damascus, Syria
  22. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Çağrıcı
    Mufti of Istanbul, Turkey
  23. H.E. Shaykh Prof. Dr. Mustafa Cerić
    Grand Mufti and Head of Ulema of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  24. Professor Ibrahim Chabbuh
    Director General of the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan; President of the Association for the Safeguarding of the City of Qayrawan, Tunisia
  25. H.E. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Cherif
    Muslim Intellectual; Former Minister of Higher Education and Former Ambassador, Algeria
  26. Dr. Caner Dagli
    Assistant Professor, Roanoke College, USA
  27. Ayatollah Prof. Dr. Seyyed Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad
    Dean of Department of Islamic Studies, The Academy of Sciences of Iran; Professor of Law and Islamic Philosophy, Tehran University; Fellow, The Iranian Academy of Sciences, Iran; Former Inspector General of Iran
  28. Ayatollah Seyyed Abu Al-Qasim Al-Deebaji
    Imam Zayn Al-Abideen Mosque, Kuwait
  29. H.E. Prof. Dr. Shakir Al-Fahham
    Head of the Arabic Language Academy, Damascus; Former Minister of Education, Syria
  30. Shaykh Seyyed Hani Fahs
    Member of Supreme Shia Committee, Lebanon; Founding Member of the Arab Committee for the Islamic-Christian Dialogue, and the Permanent Committee for the Lebanese Dialogue
  31. H.E. Shaykh Salim Falahat
    Director General of the Muslim Brotherhood, Jordan
  32. Chief Abdul Wahab Iyanda Folawiyo
    Member, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs of Nigeria; Vice President, Jamaat Nasril Islam
  33. H.E. Shaykh Ravil Gainutdin
    Grand Mufti of Russia
  34. Justice Ibrahim Kolapo Sulu Gambari
    Justice of  Nigerian Court of Appeal; National Vice Chairman, Nigerian Football Association (NFA)
  35. Prof. Dr. Abd Al-Karim Gharaybeh
    Historian and Senator, Jordan
  36. H.E. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Yusuf Al-Ghoneim
    Director of the Kuwaiti Centre for Research and Studies on Kuwait; Former Minister of Education, Kuwait
  37. H.E. Prof. Dr. Bu Abd Allah bin al-Hajj Muhammad Al Ghulam Allah
    Minister of Religious Affairs, Algeria
  38. Prof. Dr. Alan Godlas
    Co-Chair, Islamic Studies, University of Georgia, USA; Editor-in-chief, Sufi News and Sufism World Report; Director, Sufis Without Borders
  39. H.E. Shaykh Nezdad Grabus
    Grand Mufti of Slovenia
  40. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Al-Habib Ahmad bin Abd Al-Aziz Al-Haddad
    Chief Mufti of Dubai, UAE
  41. Shaykh Al-Habib Ali Mashhour bin Muhammad bin Salim bin Hafeeth
    Imam of the Tarim Mosque and Head of Fatwa Council, Tarim, Yemen
  42. Shaykh Al-Habib Umar bin Muhammad bin Salim bin Hafeeth
    Dean, Dar Al-Mustafa, Tarim, Yemen
  43. Professor Dr. Farouq Hamadah
    Professor of the Sciences of Tradition, Mohammad V University, Morocco
  44. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Hanson
    Founder and Director, Zaytuna Institute, CA, USA
  45. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Ahmad Badr Al-Din Hassoun
    Grand Mufti of the Republic of Syria
  46. H.E. Shaykh. Sayyed Ali bin Abd Al-Rahman Al-Hashimi
    Advisor to the President for Judiciary and Religious Affairs, UAE
  47. Prof. Dr. Hasan Hanafi
    Muslim  Intellectual, Department of Philosophy, Cairo University
  48. Shaykh Kabir Helminski
    Shaykh of the Mevlevi Tariqah; Co-Director of the Book Foundation, USA
  49. H.E. Shaykh Sa'id Hijjawi
    Chief Scholar, The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought; Former Grand Mufti of Jordan
  50. H.E. Prof. Dr. Shaykh Ahmad Hlayyel
    Chief Islamic Justice of Jordan; Imam of the Hashemite Court; Former Minister of Religious Affairs
  51. H.E. Amb. Dr. Murad Hofmann
    Author and Muslim Intellectual, Germany
  52. H.E. Dr. Anwar Ibrahim
    Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia; Honorary President of AccountAbility
  53. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Izz Al-Din Ibrahim
    Advisor for Cultural Affairs, Prime Ministry, UAE
  54. H.E. Prof. Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
    Secretary-General, Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
  55. H.E. Prof. Dr. Omar Jah
    Secretary of the Muslim Scholars Council, Gambia; Professor of Islamic Civilization and Thought, University of Gambia
  56. H.E. Prof. Dr. Abbas Al-Jarari
    Advisor to HM the King, Morocco
  57. Shaykh Al-Habib Ali Zain Al-Abidin Al-Jifri
    Founder and Director, Taba Institute, United Arab Emirates
  58. H.E. Shaykh Prof. Dr. Ali Jum'a
    Grand Mufti of the Republic of Egypt
  59. Prof. Dr. Yahya Mahmud bin Junayd
    Secretary General, King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia
  60. Dr. Ibrahim Kalin
    Director, SETA Foundation, Ankara, Turkey; Asst. Prof. Georgetown University, USA
  61. H.E. Amb. Aref Kamal
    Muslim Intellectual, Pakistan
  62. Professor Dr.'Abla Mohammed Kahlawi
    Dean of Islamic and Arabic Studies, Al-Azhar University (Women's College), Egypt
  63. Prof. Dr. Said Hibatullah Kamilev
    Director, Moscow Institute of Islamic Civilisation, Russian Federation
  64. Prof. Dr. Hafiz Yusuf Z. Kavakci
    Resident Scholar, Islamic Association of  North Texas, Founder & Instructor of IANT Qur'anic Academy; Founding Dean of Suffa Islamic Seminary, Dallas, Texas, USA
  65. Shaykh Dr. Nuh Ha Mim Keller
    Shaykh in the Shadhili Order, USA
  66. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hashim Kamali
    Dean and Professor, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), International Islamic University, Malaysia
  67. Shaykh Amr Khaled
    Islamic Missionary, Preacher and Broadcaster, Egypt; Founder and Chairman, Right Start Foundation International
  68. Prof. Dr. Abd Al-Karim Khalifah
    President of the Jordanian Arabic Language Academy; Former President of  Jordan University
  69. H.E. Shaykh Ahmad Al-Khalili
    Grand Mufti of the Sultanate of Oman
  70. Seyyed Jawad Al-Khoei
    Secretary-General, Al-Khoei International Foundation
  71. Shaykh Dr. Ahmad Kubaisi
    Founder of the'Ulema Organization, Iraq
  72. Mr. M. Ali Lakhani
    Founder and Editor of Sacred Web: A Journal of Tradition and Modernity, Canada
  73. Dr. Joseph Lumbard
    Assistant Professor, Brandeis University, USA
  74. H.E. Shaykh Mahmood A. Madani
    Secretary General, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind; Member of Parliament, India
  75. H.E. Prof. Dr. Abdel-Kabeer Al-Alawi Al-Madghari
    Director General of Bayt Mal Al-Quds Agency (Al-Quds Fund); Former Minister of Religious Affairs, Morocco
  76. H.E. Imam Sayyed Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi
    Former Prime Minister of Sudan; Head of Ansar Movement, Sudan
  77. H.E. Prof. Dr. Rusmir Mahmutcehajic
    Professor, Sarajevo University; President of the International Forum Bosnia; Former Vice President of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  78. Allamah Shaykh Sayyed Muhammad bin Muhammad Al-Mansour
    High Authority (Marja') of Zeidi Muslims, Yemen
  79. Prof. Dr. Bashshar Awwad Marouf
    Former Rector of the Islamic University, Iraq
  80. H.E. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Matloub
    Former Minister of Culture; Acting President of the Iraqi Academy of Sciences, Iraq
  81. Prof. Dr. Ingrid Mattson
    Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations and Director, Islamic Chaplaincy Program, Hartford Seminary; President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), USA
  82. Dr. Yousef Meri
    Special Scholar-in-Residence, Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan
  83. Dr. Jean-Louis Michon
    Author; Muslim Scholar; Architect; Former UNESCO expert, Switzerland
  84. Shaykh Abu Bakr Ahmad Al-Milibari
    Secretary-General of the Ahl Al-Sunna Association, India
  85. Pehin Dato Haj Suhaili bin Haj Mohiddin
    Deputy Grand Mufti, Brunei
  86. Ayatollah Sheikh Hussein Muayad
    President and Founder, Knowledge Forum, Baghdad, Iraq
  87. Prof. Dr. Izzedine Umar Musa
    Professor of Islamic History, King Sa'ud University, Saudi Arabia
  88. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Farouk Al-Nabhan
    Former Director of Dar Al-Hadith Al-Hasaniya, Morocco
  89. Prof. Dr. Zaghloul El-Naggar
    Professor, King Abd Al-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Head, Committee on Scientific Facts in the Glorious Qur'an, Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs, Egypt
  90. Mr. Sohail Nakhooda
    Editor-in-Chief, Islamica Magazine, Jordan  
  91. Prof. Dr. Hisham Nashabeh
    Chairman of the Board of Higher Education; Dean of Education at Makassed Association, Lebanon
  92. H.E. Professor Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr
    University Professor of Islamic Studies, George Washington University, Washington D.C, USA
  93. Prof. Dr. Aref Ali Nayed
    Former Professor at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (Rome); Former Professor at International Institute for Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC, Malaysia); Senior Advisor to the Cambridge Interfaith Program at the Faculty of Divinity in Cambridge, UK
  94. H.E. Shaykh Sevki Omarbasic
    Grand Mufti of Croatia
  95. Dato Dr. Abdul Hamid Othman
    Advisor to the H.E. the Prime Minister of Malaysia
  96. Prof. Dr. Ali Ozek
    Head of the Endowment for Islamic Scientific Studies, Istanbul, Turkey
  97. Imam Yahya Sergio Yahe Pallavicini
    Vice President of CO.RE.IS., Italy, Chairman of ISESCO Council for Education and Culture in the West, Advisor for Islamic Affairs of the Italian Minister of Interior.
  98. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Nuh Ali Salman Al-Qudah
    Grand Mufti of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  99. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Ikrima Said Sabri
    Former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and All of Palestine, Imam of the Blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and President of the Islamic Higher Council, Palestine
  100. Ayatollah Al-Faqih Seyyed Hussein Ismail Al-Sadr
    Baghdad, Iraq
  101. Mr. Muhammad Al-Sammak
    Secretary-General of the National Council for Islamic-Christian Dialogue;
    Secretary-General for the Islamic Spiritual Summit, Lebanon
  102. Shaykh Seyyed Hasan Al-Saqqaf
    Director of Dar Al-Imam Al-Nawawi, Jordan
  103. Dr. Ayman Fuad Sayyid
    Historian and Manuscript Expert, Former Secretary General of  Dar al-Kutub Al-Misriyya, Cairo, Egypt
  104. Prof. Dr. Suleiman Abdallah Schleifer
    Professor Emeritus, The American University in Cairo
  105. Dr. Seyyed Reza Shah-Kazemi
    Author and Muslim Scholar, UK
  106. Dr. Anas Al-Shaikh-Ali
    Chair, Association of Muslim Social Scientists, UK; Chair, Forum Against Islamophobia and Racism, UK; Academic Advisor, IIIT, UK
  107. Imam Zaid Shakir
    Lecturer and Scholar-in-Residence, Zaytuna Institute, CA, USA
  108. H.E. Prof. Dr. Ali Abdullah Al-Shamlan
    Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS); Former Minister of Higher Education, Kuwait
  109. Eng. Seyyed Hasan Shariatmadari
    Leader of the Iranian National Republican Party (INR)
  110. Dr. Muhammad Alwani Al-Sharif
    Head of the European Academy of Islamic Culture and Sciences, Brussels, Belgium
  111. H.E. Dr. Mohammad Abd Al-Ghaffar Al-Sharif
    Secretary-General of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Kuwait
  112. Dr. Tayba Hassan Al-Sharif
    International Protection Officer, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Darfur, Sudan
  113. Prof. Dr. Muhammad bin Sharifa
    Former Rector of Wajda University; Morocco; Fellow of the Royal Moroccan Academy
  114. Prof. Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqui / on behalf of the whole Fiqh Council of North America
    Islamic Scholar and Theologian; Chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America, USA
  115. Shaykh Ahmad  bin Sa'ud Al-Siyabi
    Secretary General of  the Directorate of the Grand Mufti, Oman
  116. Al-Haji Yusuf Maitama Sule
    Former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Former Nigerian Minister of National Guidance
  117. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abd Al-Rahim Sultan-al-Ulama
    Deputy-Dean of Scientific Research Affairs, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  118. Shaykh Dr. Tariq Sweidan
    Director-General of the Risalah Satellite Channel
  119. H.E. Shaykh Ahmad Muhammad Muti'i Tamim
    The Head of the Religious Administration of Ukrainian Muslims, and Mufti of Ukraine
  120. H.E. Shaykh Izz Al-Din Al-Tamimi
    Senator; Former Chief Islamic Justice, Minister of Religious Affairs and Grand Mufti of Jordan
  121. H.E. Shaykh Dr. Tayseer Rajab Al-Tamimi
    Chief Islamic Justice of Palestine; Head of The Palestinian Center for Religion and Civilization Dialogue
  122. Prof. Dr. H.R.H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal
    Personal Envoy and Special Advisor of H.M. King Abdullah II; Chairman of the Board of the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan
  123. Prof. Dr. Ammar Al-Talibi
    Former Member of Parliament, Professor of Philosophy, University of Algeria
  124. Ayatollah Shaykh Muhammad Ali Taskhiri
    Secretary General of the World Assembly for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WAPIST), Iran
  125. H.E. Prof. Dr. Shaykh Ahmad Muhammad Al-Tayeb
    President of Al-Azhar University, Former Grand Mufti of Egypt
  126. Prof. Dr. Muddathir Abdel-Rahim Al-Tayib
    Professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Malaysia
  127. H.E. Amb. Prof. Dr. Abdel-Hadi Al-Tazi
    Fellow of the Royal Moroccan Academy
  128. H.E. Shaykh Naim Trnava
    Grand Mufti of Kosovo
  129. H.E. Dr. Abd Al-Aziz bin'Uthman Al-Tweijiri
    Director-General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)
  130. H.E. Prof. Dr. Nasaruddin Umar
    Rector of the Institute for Advanced Qur'anic Studies; Secretary General of the Nahdhatul Ulama Consultative Council; Lecturer at the State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia
  131. Shaykh Muhammad Hasan'Usayran
    Jafari Mufti of Sidon and Al-Zahrani, Lebanon
  132. Allamah Justice Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
    Vice President, Darul Uloom Karachi, Pakistan
  133. Prof. Dr. Akhtarul Wasey
    Director, Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies, Jamia Milla Islamiya University, India  
  134. Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad Winter
    Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Divinity School, University of Cambridge; Director of the Muslim Academic Trust, UK
  135. Prof. Dr. Mohammed El-Mokhtar Ould Bah
    President, Chinguitt Modern University, Mauritania
  136. H.E. Shaykh Muhammad Sodiq Mohammad Yusuf
    Former Grand Mufti of the Muslim Spiritual Administration of Central Asia, Uzbekistan; Translator and Commentator of the Holy Qur'an
  137. Prof. Dr. Shaykh Wahba Mustafa Al-Zuhayli
    Dean, Department of Islamic Jurisprudence, University of Damascus, Syria
  138. H.E. Shaykh Mu'ammar Zukoulic
    Mufti of Sanjak, Bosnia