Britain Bans Hizbullah Spokesman

[Telegraph-UK] Rosa Prince - Ibrahim Moussawi, a Lebanese journalist who edits Hizbullah's main newspaper, is said to have been refused a visa by Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, on the grounds that his presence would not be "conducive to the public good." Moussawi had been due to deliver a lecture on "political Islam" at the University of London later this month. Moussawi was banned from the Republic of Ireland in 2007 when working for al-Manar television, which broadcasts from Beirut and has been accused of anti-Semitism.

2009-03-16 06:00:00

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