06 December 2016

'The toxic trio of the Hadith, Sharia law, and Fatwas have infected Islam', says Imam

A leading Imam has claimed "the toxic trio of the Hadith, Sharia law, and Fatwas" have contributed to a "voluntary segregation" between British Muslims and the rest of society.

This follows a report by Dame Louise Casey which said that a degree of the UK's Muslim population voluntarily isolate themselves from society. She suggested migrants to the UK swear an oath to commit to integration within the UK.

Speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer, Dr. Taj Hargey, director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford and Imam of the Oxford Islamic Congregation, welcomed the idea of a legally-binding plan for integration, saying that unless the issue of voluntary segregation is "tackled forthrightly and robustly, we're looking at a totally bifurcated society, which is what all extremists want." [talkRADIO] Read more