Recognition

Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin, Founder & CEO of Alcyone Technology pioneered Canada’s first successful radicalization prevention program in 2006 for which he received recognition from the governments of Canada and the United States of America, and the following headlines in the national and international media:

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“…Over 50 mosques and Islamic organizations throughout Canada have since privately endorsed his de-radicalization program to their congregations…”  – October 2010

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“… There is a solution. The Canadian government must work with moderate Islamic leaders to diffuse this threat. Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin is one of those leaders.  He has a 12‐step de‐radicalization program that focuses on creating a counter‐narrative … and ensuring that those suffering from psychiatric illnesses get the medical treatment they need…” – March 2010

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“… Over 50 Imams in Canada have already publically supported this initiative. It is time for our government to do the same. The time for action is now. The time to reach out is now….”  – March 2010

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“…all your hard work has paid off and … will run smoothly” – RCMP October 2009

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“…The United States appreciates the voices of concerned citizens and leaders in Canada and around the world who denounce terrorism and extremism and we hope your organization will continue to speak up in defense of liberty and moderation. By uniting as free peoples we believe we can build a more peaceful world…our Consulate in Toronto would be pleased to maintain contact with…and Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin…”
September 2008

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“…the establishment of Amiruddin’s Al Sunnah Foundation and the twelve-step program…can be seen as inspiring and reinforcing the flurry of activism that has continued to emerge from within the community since mid-2009…” – April 2010

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“Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin, a young local religious leader who was recently featured on Fox News for his de-radicalization work, will lead religious classes at the center…Amiruddin has met with Members of Parliament and spoken at the Canada 2020 conference – a forum of leading Canadian thinkers.” – July 2009

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“Religious leader says bomb-plot youth quickly became radicalized” – June 2006

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“Muslim leaders want ‘radical elements’ removed” – June 2006

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“’Detox’ takes care of radicals: Sheik designs program to heal Muslim youth who are showing signs of extremist behaviour” – June 2009

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“Islamic ‘detox’ saved student from terror cell” – June 2009

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“Toronto mosque offers ‘detox’ for extremists 12-step program targets al-Qaeda sympathizers” – February 2009

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“Toronto mosque offers ‘detox’ for Islamic radicals” – February 2009

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“Canadian Mosque Sets Up ‘Detox’ Program for Would-Be Terrorists.” – February 2009

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