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Charity Commission Slams Islamic School for Segregation, Radical Speakers

Charity Commission Slams Islamic School for Segregation, Radical Speakers

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
24/06/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A Luton Islamic School which segregated staff by gender and hosted radical speakers has been slammed by the Charity Commission and accused of misconduct. The Rabia Educational Trust caters for 128 pupils, charges up to £2,300 a year, and has the stated ‘charitable aim’ of advancing “the single sex Islamic faith based education of girls and boys.” It was found to have poor management, mismanaged accounts, and failed to protect pupils from potentially harmful views in the past, the regulator claimed in an .

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 from the Rabia Education Trust said that the trustees “have fully cooperated with the Charity Commission and will ensure that all recommendations are fully implemented”. In reference to the charity sector generally, the Commission said, “there have been occasions when terrorists, and those with extremist views… have used charity events to make those views known”, and urged more to done to stop this.