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BBC religion chief says it is wrong to suggest Isis has nothing to do with Islam

BBC religion chief says it is wrong to suggest Isis has nothing to do with Islam

Date Published: 
Thursday, 2 June, 2016
Summary: 

People should admit the "uncomfortable" truth that Islamic State is made up of Muslims and their doctrine is Islamic, the BBC’s head of religion told an audience of students.

Professor Aaqil Ahmed, the first Muslim to hold the role at the corporation, said it was wrong to suggest the terrorist group "has nothing to do with Islam" during a speech at Huddersfield University last week.