One expects very little of fact in a Daily Mail article, but the shocking dishonesty in its latest offering about Hizb ut Tahrir stoops to new lows of journalistic integrity.Sadly, its writer Glen Keogh chose to ignore the advice
Your article, ‘Extremists Hizb ut-Tahrir targeting inner-city youth in Birmingham,’ in The Times on 22 September 2018 reads like a masterclass in misleading propaganda, which would appear to be one in a series of recent pieces of a similar nature.
Tony Blair’s most recent outburst has been to call for the ideas of “Islamist” groups to be challenged, naming Hizb ut Tahrir among them. It is ironic that he is the Prime Minister most remembered throughout the world for forcing his liberal democracy upon Iraq and Afghanistan with bombs and bullets,
I am writing to you to complain about the article on your website entitled “Manchester mosque sermon 'called for armed jihad', say scholars.” It appears to be a feeble attempt to prevent real discussion about the colonial role of Western governments in the oppression overseas, and to distort the Islamic concepts regarding the role of Muslims in addressing such oppression.
It is no secret that the former British foreign secretary and prime ministerial pretender Boris Johnson looks down upon Muslims and Islam. He has previously revealed his racism and hatred for Islam and, quite frankly, anyone who does not share his misty eyed misreading of Britain's colonial past and present.
With more than 2000 such separations in the last 6 weeks, questions are being asked about the inhumanity of such a policy. Trump defended his actions stating that they might be criminals, adding "They are thieves and murderers and so much else!”