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A London university has been condemned for inviting an Islamic preacher with anti-Semitic and homophobic views to give a lecture to students.

Sheikh Abdullah Hakim Quick is due to speak at King's College's Strand campus at six tonight.

Peter Tatchell, of pressure group Outrage, accused university bosses of cowardice and "complicity with fundamentalism" by giving the preacher a public platform.

Sheikh Quick has denounced the "filth" of Jews and once gave a televised lecture in which he said the Islamic position on homosexuality is "death".


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