Shaykh Hamza Yusuf made member of the new Commission on Unalienable Rights and will directly advise the US Secretary of State.

Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Hanson, a US-born Islamic scholar has been named a member of the United States “Commission on Unalienable Rights” to provide advice on human rights grounded in US founding principles and to review the role of human rights in American foreign policy.

US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, formed the commission on Sunday, comprising human rights experts, philosophers and activists, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents of varied background and beliefs.

He was joined on the 10-member panel with fellow jewish  scholar, Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, a spiritual leader of Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in the US.

Below is a thread from Imam Adam Kelwick sharing his views on Sheikh Hamza’s appointment:

 

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