Anger as preacher who supports FGM speaks at SOAS campus debate
A London university has sparked a row by allowing a preacher who has spoken in support of female genital mutilation to give a talk on campus.
Haitham al-Haddad spoke at the School of Oriental and African studies on why lending money with interest is forbidden in Islam.
Dr al-Haddad, who gained a PhD at SOAS, has described homosexuality as a "criminal act" and said there is a "proper" way of performing FGM.
Read the complete original version of this item...
Related Topics: Banking, Censorship, Children, Free Speech, Lobby Groups, Marriage, Mosques / Imams, Multiculturalism, Schools (Non-Islamic), Sexuality, Women's Health
receive the latest by email: subscribe to the free mef mailing list