Reader Tim alerted us over the weekend to the fact that Muft Taqi Usmani is no longer listed as chief of HSBC’s Shariah Advisory Board.

http://www.hsbcamanah.com/amanah/about-amanah/islamic-banking/shariah-supervision

Note, however, that Usmani’s son is now listed as a member of this body. The younger Usmani is considered antiseptic enough for Western financial institutions and has no known Jihadist writings that have been translated into English, unlike his hateful, Jihadist father.

Readers should be aware, however, that the younger Usmani’s education background indicate the same disturbing traits as his father. In fact, he was educated at the same Taliban-related madrassa in Pakistan…

 

2 Responses to Mufti Taqi Usmani no longer chief of HSBC’s Shariah Advisory Board

  1. Tim says:

    Thanks for picking this up. It is worth noting that Taqi Usmani is still very much involved in the sharia finance industry and was described by the Financial Times only in December as “one of the industry‚Äôs oldest and most respected scholars”
    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8ec1abb4-e2be-11de-b028-00144feab49a.html?nclick_check=1

  2. shariahfinancewatch says:

    Thanks for the tip, Tim and thanks for visiting the site and taking the time to comment and keep us informed.

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