23 February 2015

Bogus Muslim charities ‘collecting money to fund terrorism of Islamic State’

.... They are using intimidation to raise money allegedly for charities helping victims of the Syrian civil war and are “abusing” Muslims who refuse to donate.

Police and counter terror authorities have warned that the unregistered Islamic charities are operating door to door collections and have even solicited drivers when they stop at traffic lights.

Muslims who refuse to hand over cash are accused of not supporting their communities or of being “ supporters of the Israelis.”

Senior police officers have voiced their fears to the political think tank the Henry Jackson Society who have compiled a report called Community Policing and Preventing Extremism. [Daily Express] Read more