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NSS questions charity links to Islamic TV channel under investigation

NSS questions charity links to Islamic TV channel under investigation

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
23/11/2018
Lancastrian

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The National Secular Society has questioned why an Islamic preacher who has praised Osama Bin Laden and  all Muslims "should be terrorists" is a trustee of a registered charity. He is a trustee of the Islamic Research Foundation International (IRFI), a charity  in England which owns the Islamic TV channel Peace TV. This week it was reported that the UK's communications regulator Ofcom is  six separate investigations into Peace TV over concerns that it has breached the broadcasting code. He launched IRFI in 2006 and was banned from entering Britain in 2010, is  on Peace TV's website as its leading speaker.