The College of Science holds a seminar entitled "University Male and Female students Against Extremism"
All praise be to Almighty Allah, at the college of science, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, a seminar entitled "University Male and Female students Against Extremism" was held on Monday, 30 / 1 / 1537 AH. It was attended by the college Dean Dr. Mohammad Muhsen Babtein, the College Vice-Dean for Higher Studies and Scientific Research Prof. Abdullah Mohammad Aljou'ee, the College Vice-Dean Dr. Abdulrahman Ghuneim Al-Hamzani, and the Head of the Biology Department Dr. Mohammad Alesa along with the active participation of college students.
With thankfulness to Almighty Allah, his Excellence the College Dean opened the seminar stating that it comes in a sequence of cultural seminars by the university to meet students and get them involved in what some Arab countries including KSA face and all that is happening of extremism, violence, and terrorism which undoubtedly affects the national unity and family texture.
The discussion was led by the College Vice-Dean for Higher Studies and Scientific Research Prof. Abdullah Mohammad Aljou'ee. His excellence explained that the seminar is open for discussion with students to listen to their ideas to unveil the characteristics of extremist organizations and reasons of extremism, violence, and terrorism. Attendees watched a documentary video scripts about the organizations displaying their characteristics and descriptions compared to what the Traditions of the Prophet, peace be upon Him, say in this regard. Discussion with students was then open about the first theme. It was about explaining other descriptions of members of these organizations. In the second theme of the seminar, students proposed the reasons leading to the adoption of these ideas. Students' participation was positive about reasons behind these beliefs. Among which were the unproven fatwas; weak religious motives; seducing members with money, passion and family reasons; and weak awareness of these organizations.
In the third theme, students were allowed to submit applicable projects to address these extremist thoughts. Projects are to be submitted by the end of the week. The best two students' plans will be awarded in kind and material prizes by the University.