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Mohammad Sohrab

He is the President of the Islamic Heritage and Research Foundation (IHRF). He is a Professor of politics at the MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (Muslim National University), New Delhi-India. He is a rationalist, humanist and firmly believes in the supreme value of human action. He is dedicated to the cause of truth, peace, and cooperation through the promotion of universal human fraternity. He is by the same token committed to the cause of the resurrection of Islamic supreme values of universal peace, justice, equality, human dignity, and gender justice through the reconstruction of religious thought in Islam based on the fundamental underpinning values and the universal concepts of the unity of Allah (God), the unity of human beings and the unity of laws to govern spiritual, material, mundane…affairs of human beings and to preserve the commonwealth of Islamic and common heritages bestowed on human beings by Allah as its righteous custodians.

Maaz Akhtar

He is the general secretary of the Islamic Heritage and Research Foundation (IHRF). He is the sole in-charge of the legal matters of the foundation. He is the final authority to decide which program and video to be uploaded to the IHRF website.

He is a legal professional in Delhi High Court and affiliate courts. He does provide legal counseling and socializes people and creates legal awareness among them. He is a Doctor of Philosophy research scholar in international laws. He firmly believes in the supremacy of constitutional politics, democracy, and human rights. The mottos of his professional life are the creation of social order based on the universal values of justice, peace, rights, freedom, equality, cooperation, and human fraternity. He is an ardent supporter of gender justice. He considers the lap of a mother as the site of the production of idealism like humanism, love, compassion, care, human dignity…etc. Therefore he strives to create a social relationship where gender justice prevails and guides human beings to progress steadily.

He advocates for human rights and personal liberty irrespective of state borders and any other kinds of artificial divides. He believes in the philosophy of co-operation as the cardinal principle for governance which minimizes conflicts between nations and people. He aspires to bring stately powers and the people together through the constructive reconstruction of social, economic, and political order, thereby creating a just legal order for defining the human relationships and for the best interest of the society at large.