September 8, 2006
British Muslim Groups Infiltrated By 7/7 Bombers Had Huge Govt Grants
Hundreds of thousands of pounds granted to Muslim groups by the British government, intended to regenerate the communities, instead ended up in the hands of terrorists that participated in the 7/7 bombings - which should have come as no surprise - given that Muslim charities and organizations frequently fund terrorism, either purposefully or inadvertantly:
... Huge chunks of taxpayers' money were given to four Leeds-based institutions that were the haunts of ring-leader Mohammed Sidique Khan and Shehzad Tanweer.Read more...
... The Iqra Islamic bookshop - where hate-filled DVDs glorifying suicide bombers were produced - was one recipient.
... Leeds Community School, which shared the same building with the radical bookstore, obtained a grant of over £106,000 for 'staffing and construction costs.'
... The 'al-Qaeda gym' in the basement of a nearby mosque used by Edgware Road bomber Khan,30, was also equipped with money provided by Leeds City Council.
... The Hamara youth centre, raided by police after the four men blew themselves and where Khan's inner circle met, received two £200,000 grants for building costs and an £189,000 EU building grant.
I won't bother to ask just what in the hell the British government was thinking about when they handed over large sums of money to such Muslim groups - apparently with little to no due diligence and controls in place to follow the funds. Of course the British government isn't alone in funding terrorism through Muslim groups, the U.S. has done its share of the same thing, as have churches. Only four days ago FrontPage magazine reported that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Mormon Church, is the single largest donor to the U.S. branch of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), also known as Islamic Relief. In the past year, it donated $1.6 million to the charity. But Islamic Relief is not just any charity. The Israeli government says it is a Hamas front group. It is also under investigation by the American government. And the Mormon Church is not alone either - it gets much worse...
Hat tip - Free thoughts
Posted by Richard at September 8, 2006 10:46 PM