UK Should Confront Saudis on Hate Texts, Study Says

[Bloomberg] Mark Deen and Kitty Donaldson - Prime Minister Gordon Brown should confront Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah over hate literature found in British mosques and schools that are funded with Saudi money, the Policy Exchange said in a report Tuesday. After a yearlong study of Islamic institutions in the U.K., the research institute found that a quarter of the 95 sites visited held documents teaching strident sectarianism, the abhorrence of non-Muslims and in some cases advocating violence. "Saudi Arabia is the ideological source of much of this sectarianism and must be held to account for it,'' the report said. "There needs now to be a proper audit of the costs and benefits of the Saudi-UK relationship.''

2007-10-31 01:00:00

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