Regular readers of SFW will recall that we closely monitor the activities of Islamic charities due to the history of many such charities providing funds to Jihadist terrorist organizations:
It is not uncommon for Islamic charities to be closely aligned with political movements. What is unusual, however, is when a Western government gives money to such a charity.
In the case cited below, the British government has managed to grant hundreds of thousands of dollars to a charity closely associated with Hizb ut-Tahrir, an organization we have also covered which seeks the establishment of a worldwide caliphate ruled by Shariah.
Over the summer, Hizb ut-Tahrir held an event in Chicago calling for an Islamic economic system to replace capitalism. Here is our file on Hizb ut-Tahrir:
And here is the news story about the British government giving money to the Islamic Shakhsiyah Foundation, a charity aligned with Hizb ut-Tahrir, which seeks to replace the British form of government…