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Abdul-Rehman Malik

Contributing Editor, Q-News

Biography

Abdul-Rehman Malik is a Contributing Editor at Q-News – a leading Muslim current affairs magazine. A Canadian by birth, Abdul-Rehman was a columnist on religious affairs for one of Canada’s leading national dailies, The Toronto Star, from 1998 to 2003. An experienced educator and activist teaching history and dramatic arts with the Peel District School Board, he began working as a freelance journalist attached to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2001 and his radio documentary entitled “Ramadan at Ground Zero” – a look at New York’s Muslim community in the aftermath of 9/11 – was nominated for a prestigious Peabody Award. Abdul-Rehman is also currently a project manager on the Radical Middle Way, a community-led initiative to engage young Muslims on issues of violent extremism and theological radicalisation. In August 2007, he was invited to begin to blogging at The Guardian’s influential comment site Comment is Free.