Compatibility of Islam with free society values such as individual freedom and market economy in Islamic societies is one of the issues that all similar think thanks to AELSO in Muslim world are trying to find proper answers to that based on scholarly researches and studies. Since the establishment of the organization, AELSO’s research and studies department along with similar regional and global partner institutions, has been involved on studies, researches and exchange of views through conferences, workshops, seminars and exchange of publications to promote individual freedoms and market economy based on Islamic Sharia and its fundamental principles.


These kind of engagements enabled AELSO to be one of the founders of a global network (Istanbul Network for Liberty) that was established in 2011 with aiming to promote Market economy and free society values in Islamic world.

AELSO is trying the best to remove the misunderstanding of people between the free society values and Islam.



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