‘Anti-Semitic’ Charity Under Investigation

Robert Mendick and Ben Lazarus, Telegraph (London), May 24, 2014

A leading Islamic charity is being investigated by the official watchdog amid allegations that its leaders promote anti-Semitism and have called for homosexuals and female adulterers to be stoned to death.

The Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA), which claims it works with two major British charities, lists among its advisers two preachers banned from the UK for extremist views.

The Charity Commission first became concerned after reports that the organisation had imposed gender segregation at its meetings held on university campuses. The University of London has banned the charity as a consequence.

Now the commission has announced a full-blown investigation after identifying a number of “regulatory issues” over its organisation of events and how it chooses speakers and preachers for them.

The investigation–likened by the commission to a police inquiry–coincides with a devastating 44-page report into iERA by the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), an organisation set up to combat Islamist extremism.

IERA was founded by Abdurraheem Green, a Muslim convert, who is the charity’s chairman. He has been caught on camera preaching at Hyde Park Corner, calling for a Jewish man to be removed from his sight. “Why don’t you take the Yahoudi [Jew] over there, far away so his stench doesn’t disturb us?” he can be heard to say.

In a 2006 internet posting, according to the CEMB report, he described gay people as “vile” and “evil”. The report also says he suggested in a blog that women who commit adultery should be subjected to a “slow and painful death by stoning”. Two of the charity’s advisers are Bilal Philips and Dr Zakir Naik, who have both been banned from entering the UK by Theresa May, the Home Secretary.

Maryam Namazie, from the Council of ex-Muslims of Britain, said the organisation should be stripped of its charitable status. “Clearly, the Islamist far-Right should not be granted charitable status but instead classified as a hate group–perpetrating hate against gay people, ex-Muslims, women, Jews, non-Muslims and the majority of Muslims who do not subscribe to their values.”

In a statement, the Charity Commission said: “The regulator is investigating concerns about the charity’s governance. The inquiry was opened following a records inspection at the charity’s premises in January 2014. The regulator says that it identified a number of regulatory issues connected to the charity’s approach and policies for organising events and inviting external speakers and its associated records and documents.”

The charity, which is based in London, says on its website it is a global organisation “committed to presenting Islam to wider society”. It issued a statement saying it was co-operating with the commission’s statutory inquiry. The charity said: “iERA considers to have willingly complied with the statutory case demands and already clearly articulated any discrepancies to the commission. Although iERA does not see the reason for a formal investigation they are fully supporting and assisting the Charity Commission’s formal inquiry.”

In the statement, the charity added that it had “been engaged in charity work which has benefited our fellow Britons and communities abroad. This includes supporting charities such as Age UK”.

iERA said it also worked with Great Ormond Street Hospital but last night the hospital said: “We are aware that two people, who are also members of the Islamic Education and Research Academy, are taking part in an independent local fun run and have chosen to raise funds for the charity, as thousands of people do every year. We have no further association with the organisation.”

A spokesman for Age UK said: “We are not aware of any work the iERA do for the national charity Age UK in the community.”

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  • DaveMed

    “Radical” Islam just providing some much-needed cultural enrichment.

    • Linda Gerald

      Pointing out intellectual inconsistency from the left is pointless because they are actually 100% consistent. Whatever is bad for Whites they support.

    • Junis

      White culture is inferior because it has lost the elements we find in Islam.

  • Whitetrashgang

    I have zero problems with their ideas, in fact I will donate if needed.

  • Daniel Schmuhl

    I don’t like the idea of Europe becoming Eurabia, but a lot the criticism of Islam from the right is pathetic. Look at how mean they are to Jews and gays! Most of the far-right parties are really just made up of liberal philo-Semites.

    • SlizzardAjeosshi

      Islam has been a powerful tool to degrade the gene pool of the Arabs over the centuries

      • Daniel Schmuhl

        Not totally, race mixing and dysgenics accounts for quite a bit of the decline in Arab IQ.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          Islam encourages race mixing and inbreeding, which are practices that were embraced by the prophet Mohammed. Islam destroyed the Arab gene pool.

          • Daniel Schmuhl

            You could say the exact same thing about Christianity though.

          • propagandaoftruth

            There is no specific impulse toward it in Christianity. Certainly the worse of “eloi” Christianity is guilty as sin, but…

            I don’t think the religion exhorts it. Many Christians were properly race realistic when the world had some sense. Many still are.

          • Daniel Schmuhl

            Christianity is a Semitic universalist cult, attempts to make it compatible with race realism are just wrongheaded.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Augustinian conflations of “God” with “Truth” serve race realism well, I think. But then those concepts are related to Greek thought, which is indeed an influence not only on the New Testament, but on the religion itself.

            The suicidal compassion may always have been there, but there were times when sensible men, not eloi, interpreted scripture.

        • propagandaoftruth

          I think that’s what he said. Encouraging a slave society, importing massive amounts of black slaves, especially when White nations became too strong to victimize, then breeding with them heavily.

          Degradation of gene pool is analogous to lowering of average IQ to almost American black average (90ish in the most Africanized, almost a mulatto populations of the Muslim Middle East).

          Non-Muslim Semites (not just Jews) tend to be less mixed, much less in some enclaves.

          SubSaharan African DNA is a genetic Trojan horse that’s been seeping northward on the wings of all peoples’ worst impulses, from sloth and sadism to suicidal empathy and eloization.

          • Daniel Schmuhl

            Whites have done the same thing though, look at the history of slaves in Portugal.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Not quite to the extent, but certainly.

            I consider the pre-Muslim Semite to be “white”. A close cousin of Aryan Whites, as a result of Islam far closer to extinction than Aryans even…

    • IstvanIN

      Christianity may have had it origins in the Middle East but it was Europe where it grew and matured. It is our religion unlike the other two.

  • JohnEngelman

    Everything secular liberals despise about the Bible Belt and the religious right is more true of even moderate Muslims. Nevertheless, secular liberals make excuses for Islam.

    • Tarczan

      If Christians follow their teachings, they pray for sinners. If Muslims follow their teachings, they kill those whom they think sin.

      • JohnEngelman


        I love that. Those two sentences belong in Bartlett’s Quotations.

    • JSS

      The only reason they are making excuses for Islam is because 99.9% of Muslims aren’t White. As long as Islam can be used as a battering ram against European Whites then it gets a pass from the left. Pointing out Intellectual inconsistency from the left is pointless because they are actually 100% consistent. Whatever is bad for Whites they support.

      • JohnEngelman

        Arabs are Caucasians. That makes them white.

        • JSS

          No difference between Arabs and Icelanders. I know you don’t think much of Gentiles but seriously?

          • JohnEngelman

            They are still white Gentiles, as am I.

          • JSS

            All just goyim to you? Your the first non Eskimo wannabe I’ve ever met.

          • JohnEngelman

            I would be proud of Ashkenazi ancestry, but I am an Episcopalian of Germanic ancestry.


            A large-scale analysis of the religious allegiance and measured IQ of a representative sample of 3,742 American adolescents found a clear trend: the more fundamentalist denominations had the more stupid believers, so that the bottom four places were occupied, from the bottom, by Pentecostalists, Baptists, Holiness churches and “Personal Philosophy”, which I presume means a new-age-ish syncretism, while the top four places, again in ascending order, were taken by agnostics, atheists, Jews, and Episcopalians (Anglicans). So, atheists are smarter than agnostics, Jews are smarter than atheists, and Anglicans the smartest of the lot …

            The research was done by a retired Danish professor of psychology, Helmuth Nyborg,

          • propagandaoftruth

            Many have lots of Bantu genetics in them.

            I think of the Arab Muslim world not unlike much of tropical Latin America. Yes there are some Whites, but…

            Especially amongst the Muslims, deys beez sumpin else lowerin’ the ol’ IQ flowing in dems veins…

          • JohnEngelman

            The Arab slave trade lasted much longer than the European slave trade. It introduced Negro genes into the Arab gene pool. Arabs castrated their male slaves, but they had children by their female slaves.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          According to wiki, the term Caucasian can be used to describe “some or all of the populations of Europe, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, Western Asia, Central Asia and South Asia.”

          Somalis, Kazakhs and Dravidians may be classified as Caucasians, but they aren’t white. White and Caucasian are not identical in terms of meaning. The term white is restricted to people of European geographical ancestry. It was actually established by SCOTUS in the early part of the 20th century that not all Caucasians are white.

    • NoMosqueHere

      Leftists and Muslims have nothing in common except: hatred of america, christians, jews, and (most especially) Israel.

      • JSS

        Jews have hatred of White Christians in common with Muslims so Jews champion Muslim immigration to the west. Also if we were not simultaneously blowing them up in their own countries while importing them to ours then them hating us wouldn’t be a problem. Notice who also is always advocating more war in the Middle East along with Muslim immigration to the west.

        • JohnEngelman

          I have known lots of Jews. I have never known one who hated white Christians. You are projecting your hatred onto Jews.

          • JSS

            Your right, their dominating the porn industry, open borders for only White countries, endless wars in the Middle East that your hated “White Gentiles” bear the brunt of, their degeneration of White culture in academia and media etc etc is me projecting.

          • JohnEngelman

            The three most famous pornographers in the United States have been Hugh Hefner, Larry Flynt, and Bob Guccione. These were or are white Gentiles.

            Hugh Hefner was not content with making a fortune selling high quality soft core pornography. He popularized his immoral philosophy with his “Playboy Philosophy.”

            Helen Gurley Brown, also a white Gentile, did the same with her book “Sex and the Single Girl.”

            Jews are not unanimous in advocating open borders, or anything else. If you knew as many of them as I do you would know that they do not agree on anything. Nevertheless, their tragic history has taught them that they are safest in a heterogeneous society. I appreciate that.

            The only people I care about in the Mid East are the Christians and the Jews. The only country I care about there is Israel. I am pleased that in the United States support for Israel is not a political issue. The only issue is: how best can we support Israel.

            Jews have earned their prominence in American cultural and intellectual life with their superior intelligence. The only people who resent them are people who cannot compete with them.

          • JSS

            I grew up in the San Fernando valley of California. Calabasas to be specific, I was part of one of three goy families on my block. Your right they don’t agree on every little thing, much like browns and blacks don’t. They do agree on doing what’s doing best for them as a group just like everyone but Whites. Look up Elliot Abrams article about Jews and porn from the Jewish quarterly. So their some famous non Jews that did porn. So what. They still dominate it. There are some Mexicans here and there who might even be for protecting our southern border. As a group they overwhelmingly don’t. Just like the Jews.

            If Jews are so smart and wonderful why does Israel need our dumb “white gentile” help John? You would think we would need them to save us the way you talk about them. Seriously, if they are so superior why do they need us? They have Israel, why do they need to destroy our homelands by making them heterogeneous?

          • JohnEngelman

            If Jews are so smart and wonderful why does Israel need our dumb “white gentile” help John?

            – JSS

            Israel is an oasis of civilization surrounded by a vast desert of primitive and horrifying barbarism. The Israelis have always been outnumbered by the Arabs. One Israeli soldier can out fight five Arab soldiers. He cannot out fight fifty Arab soldiers.

            That is why American support has always been necessary, and why I am glad that it has always been offered.

          • JSS

            Israel has nukes, it would be suicide for any its neighbors to invade. Your argument is a strawman. They get our support because like every other non White race we let in our counties they are welfare queens. Once our nations they are destroying are gone so is your precious Israel. Regardless of their nukes once our aide is money is gone they are on borrowed time. Your comment about our soldiers needing to kill the Arabs for them is pretty low. I lost 3 friends doing their work.

          • JohnEngelman

            The nuclear option is hardly a desirable option. American presidents do not want things to come to that. That is why they give Israel the most advanced non nuclear weapons in the U.S. arsenal.

          • LHathaway

            “Nevertheless, their tragic history has taught them that they are safest in a heterogeneous society. I appreciate that”.

            That idea is something out of ‘The Culture of Critique’ not that I’ve read it (although I’d like to try). So in other words, you yourself are promoting ‘jewish conspiracy’ as much or more than anyone? That’s the conspiracy by the way. there is a conspiracy at work to make people think that there is a jewish conspiracy at work. face the facts, we’ve done it to ourselves and sacrificed our own. It’s not an 80 year plot to extract vengeance, only for us to think there’s such a plot. .

          • convairXF92

            I am a very big admire of Jewish accomplishment (particularly in physics and computer science), but have to disagree with your last sentence. Some of us resent Jews because they use less-than-moral tactics in insuring their competitive advantage: particularly, they use aggressive psychological methods to destroy the self-confidence of non-Jews in contact with them. At heavily-Jewish 1970’s MIT, Jewish students would continually try to drag non-Jews into conversation about politics or other issues when the non-Jewish student desperately needed the time to focus on problem sets or labs. The Jews were usually more verbally skilled than the non-Jews, and could easily argue a non-Jew into a corner, injuring the non-Jew’s confidence as well as wasting his/her time.

            The Jewish students were incessantly telling the non-Jews that they should give up trying to graduate from MIT or to change majors to something “easier”, claiming MIT deadline pressures caused mental illness (or that the non-Jew was lacking some skill like “analytic thinking” and therefore it would be unfair for the person to graduate). When the non-Jew would try to turn the tables on the Jew by asking, “Isn’t it bad for *your own* mental health for you to be here? Then, why did you come here?” the Jew would answer, “Well, I need my MIT degree because I want a good job and a good income and a good life.”

      • The Verdict of History

        Yes… a curious alliance indeed…. particularly since atheists, feminists, gay rights activists, modernist academics and pop culture devotees would be the first one’s targeted by an Islamic court.

        But I disagree with you on one point.

        The center and far Left in the US has received substantial Jewish support, votes and donations for decades (since FDR).

        I doubt that this has bred hatred for the American Jews among Leftists, outside of a few Black groups.

        Also, many Leftists in the US are Ashkenazim.


        At any rate, to extend your list, the Left as a whole and Muslims also share the following in common:

        – Jealousy of Whites; Resentment toward historic Europe; Hatred for the colossal achievements of Western males.
        – Celebration of demographic transformations in Western countries (the Browning of Europe by Muslims and the Browning of America by Latinos)
        – Excuse making for, and outright lionization of, “freedom-fighting”, terroristic sociopaths that blow up innocents….

        • LHathaway

          “particularly since atheists, feminists, gay rights activists, modernist academics and pop culture devotees would be the first one’s targeted by an Islamic court”.

          and by me too. . .

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    If Islam is god’s divine revelation to man, what are these nonwhites still doing in the UK? Why don’t they go live in some Muslim paradise like Pakistan, Afghanistan or Somalia where they can hear the call to prayer everyday and go on jihad whenever they want? Oh wait… only whites can build stable, economically prosperous societies, the kind of environment where third world parasites like Muslims can feed off their white hosts and bleed them dry. These nonwhite foreigners can never be assimilated into western culture. They just want to be Muslims with first world incomes.

  • Lefties simultaneously support radical feminists, gays rights, tranny rights, and worse, while simultaneously demanding more anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-tranny Muzzies be admitted to the West. The only reason for that contradiction has to be a desire for self-annilihation by the left. They’d see themselves genocided if the outcome was the genocide of the West.
    With the left, it’s like we’re dealing with the kamikazi–the Japanese suicide pilots of WWII. Death and total destruction is where the world is headed until the left is disempowered, such as by nationalism.

    • IstvanIN

      The leftists are psychos.

  • Conrad

    “Let’s not forget what the origin of the problem is. There is no place in modern Europe for ethnically pure states. That’s a 19th century idea and we are trying to transition into the 21st century, and we are going to do it with multi-ethnic states.” General Wesley Clark –

    “The clear and present danger facing Sweden’s Jews
    Who is really stirring up anti-Semitism to new heights in Sweden? It’s not who you thought.
    Secondly, and more importantly, the recent rise in anti-Semitic activity in Sweden originates largely from the Arab and Muslim communities.
    Now, who pushed for these open boarders?
    If a man farts in his own cereal, he shouldn’t complain when the milk turns brown.

  • dd121

    Methinks that one day even the liberals will be wallowing in muzzie diversity more than they would like.

  • A Freespeechzone

    It’s only a matter of time before the brave WILL be forced to fight islam; probably sooner than later.

    Cowards will be consumed by the evil of this cult.

  • IKUredux

    Blah, blah, blah. Could someone PLEASE tell me what is going on?The so called liberal multi cultis insist in having muslims mixed with homo marriages , women who walk around in whatever they want to wear, and clinging to their clitorises, having the nerve to eat a fing BLT sandwich in the lunchroom, which has now included a bunch of ignorant Muslims who not only have a fit about what other people eat in the lunchroom, but who also insist on prayer breaks and also being able to wash their damned dirty feet in whatever wash basin is available. Seriously? “They” consider this diversity is “strength”? WTF?????

  • none of your business

    If this were an anti Christian charity, one applauding the murders and attacks on middle eastern Christians this would never been in the Telegraph. But a whiff of a scintilla of a suspicion of anti semitism, well, that warrants full coverage and headlines.

  • none of your business

    Daniel Schmul
    A reap problem with Islam is almost 1,500 years of first cousin marriage.

  • none of your business

    So it is wrong to demand the removal of a Jew from an area and wrong to TALK about stoning gays to death but it is ok for them to gang bang and torture young English girls. Of course Jews all over Europe have been working very hard over the years to stifle and criminalize any criticism of Islam.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Are you insane? People hate Islam because Islam significantly increases one’s risk of being subject to mind-numbing violence and possibly death. The ignorant, barbaric religious practices sanctioned by the Koran and the prophet Mohammed, such as wife beating, chopping off hands, having sex with prisoners of war, stoning adulterers to death, female genital mutilation (“circumcision”), jihad against the infidels and many others are the primary reason for Muslim civilizational backwardness. Islam was always a “wreckage of a culture.” For example, Muslim conquest of 8th century Vandal Spain replaced the remnants of a surviving Greco-Roman civilization with an Arab-created dark age. The “Golden Age of Islam” is a PC fairy tale. It is really testimony to the survival of the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome and Sassinid Persia under Muslim savagery. It had absolutely nothing to do with the Muslim religion.

    If Indonesia is an example of moderate, “congenial” Islam, then Islam is far more backwards and primitive than I at first imagined. Do you know that in parts of Indonesia, you can be stoned to death for adultery or receive 100 lashes for premarital sex? There is no such thing as moderate Islam. The practice of Islam necessitates adherence to barbaric 7th century religious practices. Islam is universally condemned by all sane people because the religion is an irrational superstition that is tailor-made for the primitive, low-IQ tribesmen found in deserts and jungles. Islam is one of the greatest forces for evil in the world today and those who resist it do so because they wish to defend civilization against illiterate savages and the inevitable intellectual darkness they bring with them, inevitable because if the Muslims ever gain a foothold in Europe and North America, western civilization will be lost forever.

  • none of your business

    Daniel Schmul
    Christianity discourages marriage to first, second and third cousins. Christianity does not encourage inbreeding. You must be some sort of troll, never seen you’re name before. If you are here to claim that a return to 3,000 BC N. European pagan religions will save Whites from the genocide our govt plans for us, please refrain. Many amreners are fervent Christians of the old testament protestant variety
    There are many Druid and Thor revival sites and a few followers. Stick to them if you want to denigrate Christianity. You remind me of the anti abortion people on conservative websites. They manage to bring in abortion on every thread, no matter what the topic.

    • I get the feeling that if every white person on Earth converted to Odinism, Odinism would suddenly become a hopeless slop bucket of pathological altruism, like Christianity is today. IOW, I think, (and I could be stand to be corrected here), that religions have the reputations they do, for being cartels, totalitarian death cults, or good ole PA, not because of the religions themselves, but because of the people that adhere to them.

  • LHathaway

    “reports that the organisation had imposed gender segregation at its meetings held on university campuses. The University of London has banned the charity as a consequence”.

    I guess it’s all about respect for differences, unless you are different.

    HaHa ‘the Council of ex-Muslims of Britain’? What muslim isn’t going to think That’s a stooge organization? And doesn’t the name of it alone suggest, what is it they do, jihad. . . .doesn’t the name alone suggest jihad or holy punishment?

    What about the gay angle? It’s great, and worthy of being part of the government to be an ex-muslim. . but to be an ex-gay group. . that’s disgusting and politically charged! at least, to the forces of ‘tolerance’.

  • Rhialto

    The problem with Islam is the decline and degeneracy of the Western world. In the 19th century Islam was about as militant as Southern Baptism. As the West deteriorated, outside groups have seized the opportunity to invade the West; Islam provides a unifying force for the Muslim invaders.

    The same situation existed in the Middle ages, where the Christian church was the unifying force for the defense of Europe from Muslim and Mongolian invaders. After Europe was secure, then for the Crusades and the conquering of Islamic territory.

    Of course there is a big difference: Today White men invite the Muslims to colonize their territory; during the Middle ages the Muslims had to fight for European territory.

  • Annabelle Pettyjohn

    Our message for equality and representation is hurt by
    statements such as race mixing, breeding, separatism, IQ and saving cruel
    things about blacks. Blacks are one of the three most powerful groups in
    America, we Whites have no power. Our government does not represent us; we are
    not allowed to form civil rights groups to protect our interest; we have no
    voice in the immigration debate. We are allowed to vote but our vote has no
    power. We give the Democratic and Republican Party our vote and they give us nothing.
    It would serve us to stop talking about blacks and start standing up for
    ourselves. … White people live as individuals in a world controlled, dominated
    and manipulated by powerful and powerfully protected minority groups. It is as
    though we are living in an occupied country where all vestiges of power have
    been stripped from us. If we speak out, we are targets. So we are silent. The
    SPLC is a hate based Jewish Gestapo (funded at 250million+) formed for the sole
    purpose of going after any white group or person who attempts to organize civil
    rights groups for whites or to call the plight of white Americans into
    attention…. The US government has opened
    our borders and invited the illegals into our country…The illegals would not be
    here without the good will of the US government. The US government refused to enforce our laws and denied the states
    the right to enforce our laws. The US government uses the strategy of racial
    profiling as a tactic to protect illegals from being apprehended.