Following the announcement by Hizb ut-Tahrir of an International Economics Conference in Khartoum, Sudan on 3rd January 2009, there has been news and commentary on the conference appearing in the global media.
On Tuesday 16th December, the "Al-Sudaniyah" newspaper wrote that Hizb ut-Tahrir was organising an international conference in Khartoum. It noted that there would be presentations by economists, Muslim scholars and scholars from the Shabab of Hizb ut-Tahrir. It further noted that thousands of delegates would be attending the conference that was scheduled to run from 10 am to 8 pm at Hall No 1 at the Convention Centre in Burri, Khartoum.
On the 17th of December, the same newspaper published an article stating that a member of the conference media committee had stated that there would be 12 presentations, including the participation by 4 non-Muslim experts who would discuss the capitalist ideology.
On 20th December 2008, the Yemeni media (NewsYemen) reported that Hizb ut-Tahrir was convening an international economics conference on 3rd of January 2009/7th Muharram 1430 Hijri. The media outlet noted that the topics to be covered at the conference would include the intrinsic flaws within Capitalism, the emergence of the current economic crisis and its global impact and the solutions offered by the Islamic economic system under the Khilafah state. It was noted that Hizb ut-Tahrir had issued an open invitation to delegates to attend the conference and discuss these vital issues.
On 23rd December 2008, the Bangladesh newspaper, the Daily Inqilab, carried an article reporting on the conference and noting that it would detail the Islamic economic system in a comprehensive manner.
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The following are photos from the media site of Hizb ut-Tahrir showing the publicity campaign for the event in Sudan.