U.K. reviews Islamic charity for Boko Haram ties
Britain’s charity regulator is looking into whether the London-based Al Muntada Trust is the same entity that Nigerian authorities say is funding the radical Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. At least one member of the House of Lords believes there is evidence to justify the investigation.
But don’t get your hopes up for positive identification by the Charity Commission—the same entity that whitewashed the links between the British Islamic charity Muslim Aid and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization.
From the Third Sector on Sept. 10:
Charity Commission examines terror funding allegation
The Charity Commission is trying to establish the identity of a charity linked to allegations of funding the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram.
A commission statement said it was aware of claims made in The Observer that a charity called the Al-Muntada Trust has given financial support to Boko Haram, which has links to the terrorist group Al Qaeda and is connected with attacks against churches and Christians in Nigeria. (...)