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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/09/2018
    Summary: 

    Regulators have opened dozens of investigations into UK Muslim charities over the last five years following weapons discoveries, the unmasking of extremists in religious schools and allegations of terrorist financing, analysis of official data shows.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    26/02/2018
    Summary: 

    Around £6 million of taxpayers’ money is being handed each year to Islamic charities with extremist tendencies, “whose only goal is to damage our society” in some cases, a report has found. The , by The Henry Jackson Society, accuses some taxpayer-supported groups of backing “the spread of harmful non-violent extremist views that are not illegal; by providing platforms, credib

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    20/02/2018
    Summary: 

     

    A charity handing out millions of pounds to mosques and other organisations in Britain is run by a former Qatari official who founded a website that instructed Muslims to hate Jews and Christians, The Telegraph can disclose.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/01/2018
    Summary: 

    An Islamic charity has failed to account for at least £92,110 – almost 50% of its total expenditure – according to the Charity Commission.

    Peacetrail was established to "advance the Islamic religion anywhere in the world for the benefit of the public through the holding of prayer meetings, lectures, producing and/or distributing literature on the Islamic faith to enlighten others about the Islamic faith". Its other stated objective was the relief of poverty. It was co-founded by Ms Booth and her partner Sohale Ahmed.

  • Summary: 

    3238: Ruling on giving charity to non-Muslims


    Is it permissible to give charity to non-Muslims if they are in urgent need? Will the person who gives such charity be rewarded?

    Praise be to Allaah.

    It is permissible to give charity to non-Muslims and this action will be rewarded, if they are in need of it, but they should not be given the obligatory charity, i.e. zakaat, unless they are those whose hearts are to be softened (i.e., they are close to embracing Islam). It is a condition for giving charity to non-Muslims that they should not be involvied in fighting the Muslims or driving them from their homes, because charity in such cases would be seen as helping them to wage war against the Muslims. (Fataawa Mutanawwi’ah by Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen, 521).

    Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Allaah does not forbid you to deal justly and kindly with those who fought not against you on account of religion and did not drive you out of your homes. Verily, Allaah loves those who deal with equity. It is only as regards those who fought against you on account of religion, and have driven you out of your homes, and helped to drive you out, that Allaah forbids you to befriend them. And whosoever will befriend them, then such are the zaalimoon (wrong-doers – those who disobey Allaah.)” [al-Mumtahimah 60:8-9].

    Muslims should seek first and foremost to give their charity to their Muslim brothers who are in need, and there are plenty of them. And Allaah knows best.

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