UK: Muslim TV stations criticised by Ofcom for airing hate speech
Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, has criticised several Muslim community stations after they allowed Islamic extremists to issue hate speech – in one case – calling for the murder and torture of gay people.
Ofcom found the stations broke the broadcasting code by allowing the extreme opinions to be aired unchallenged.
Among the shows criticised was one broadcast by Birmingham-based Peace TV, co-owned by Dr Zakir Naik, who was banned from entering Britain in 2010. (continue reading...)