London mosque sues think-tank

hat tip-http://muslimsagainstsharia.blogspot.com/2008/09/london-mosque-sues-think-tank.html

Britain
By Megan Murphy

Policy Exchange, the centre-right think-tank, is facing legal action over a report that accused several British mosques of selling or promoting extremist literature. The North London Central Mosque has issued a writ in the High Court, saying the report’s defamatory conclusions unleashed “verbal and physical attacks” against mosques, Islamic centres and individuals following publication in 2007.

“The Board of Trustees decided to take legal action in light of Policy Exchange’s continued disregard for calls to remove and withdraw the said report and to apologise for the profound harm that had come upon not only the named establishments, but upon the British Muslim community as a whole,” the mosque said. Policy Exchange said it is consulting its lawyers about the case. Read more …

 

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