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Extremist groups have exploited at least £6 million of UK taxpayers’ money: Report

By: Keerthi Mohan

More than 6 million pounds of UK taxpayers’ money were given to extremist groups last year, a London-based think tank said in a report, adding that Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik has exploited British charities and other organisations for funds and support. In its report titled Wolves in Sheep: How Islamist Extremists Exploit the UK Charitable Sector, the Henry Jackson Society said extremist groups portray themselves as charities to “exploit” Islamic teachings on charity. It also added that in most cases donors are unaware of such organisation’s true agenda. Although there is no evidence to prove Naik’s involvement in terrorism…

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