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Controversial Muslim charity sets up branch in Ireland

Controversial Muslim charity sets up branch in Ireland

Country: 
Ireland
News Date: 
09/12/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

lslamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), a Muslim charity that has been branded a terrorist organisation by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has established a registered branch in Ireland. The international charity, founded in 1984 in the United Kingdom, insists it has no links to terrorism, but it was banned in 2014 by the UAE because of its perceived links to the Muslim Brotherhood, whose brand of Islam is seen as a threat by the royal families of the Gulf.