by BENEDICT BROGAN, Day by day Mail
Last refreshed at 19:54 13 July 2006
A Muslim minister with joins to Islamic fanatics has been cleared by the Remote Office to enter England this end of the week to lecture at one of London’s most persuasive mosques.
MPs communicated shock today after it risen that Delwar Hossain Sayeedi has been given a visa in spite of gloating that Britain “has it coming” for its part in Afghanistan.
He is due to address mobilizes in London on Sunday what’s more, Luton on Monday, inciting fears that his visit could be upset by dissents after a past appearance was tenacious by violence.
A narrative to be communicate today around evening time on Channel Four claims negotiators attempted to anticipate the Bangladeshi religious pioneer from entering the nation yet were overruled.
His articulations were “deplored” in the Lodge last week by Pioneer of the House Jack Straw, yet it developed that Mr Sayeedi is due to arrive tomorrow.
Mr Sayeedi’s nearness flies in the confront of Tony Blair’s confirmation in the wake of the July 7 bombings that the “rules have changed” what’s more, that the nearness of fanatic evangelists would no longer be tolerated.
There has as of now been a sharp debate over visits to the UK by the religious pioneer Yusuf al-Qaradawi, who has supported suicide aircraft against Israel what’s more, brutality against English troops in Iraq.
The Channel Four program “Who Talks for Muslims?”, due to be circulated Friday at 7.30pm, asserts that the Government is disregarding Tony Blair’s promise to weed out fanatics by seeking after a secret arrangement of cosying up to risky Islamist preachers.
MPs design to question the Remote Office over its choice to disregard official guidance what’s more, permit Mr Sayeedi to visit Britain.
He is due to open a lodging reasonable today, some time recently talking at the East London Mosque tomorrow, what’s more, the London what’s more, Luton rallies.
Human rights gatherings in Bangladesh guarantee he has thought about Hindus to excrement, saying: “Why ought to we feel tragic at the point when the Hindu siblings pick to take off our country? Do we grieve at the point when we have heartburn what’s more, material clears out our bodies?”
He is too revealed to have said: “So what in the event that Taliban is destroyed? The war against America will continue”.
Mr Sayeedi has called for American warriors in Iraq to change over to Islam or, on the other hand die, declaring: “And in the event that it is not Allahâ€™s will that they move toward becoming great Muslims, at that point let all the American troopers be covered in the soil of Iraq what’s more, never let them return to their homes.”
Foreign Office emails gotten by the columnist Martin Brilliant what’s more, set out in a flyer distributed today by the think tank Approach Trade uncover how stressed representatives contended for Mr Sayeedi to be excluded.
One contended that Mr Sayeedi’s nearness would break Mr Blair’s “zero tolerance” approach for so-called “preachers of hate”.
But they were overruled last year by Mockbul Ali, an guide on Muslim relations to the at that point Remote Secretary Jack Straw, who insited Mr Sayeedi spoken to “mainstream” views.
Last night it risen that Remote Office Lasting Secretary Sir Michael Jay inquired Channel Four to expel references to Mr Sayeedi what’s more, Mr Ali from the narrative on security grounds, yet was ignored.
Labour MP Louise Ellman said she would table questions to the Remote Office about the position of Mr Sayeedi.
“I’m stunned that he is being permitted to come. His position is inconsistent with the Prime Minister’s articulation what’s more, I am flabbergasted that at this time we are permitting someone whose remarks are so fiery to be here.
“I am amazed that the East London Mosque is partner itself with him. They ought to reply for their decision.”
Tory frontbencher Michael Gove, whose book Celsius 7/7 sets out what he guarantee are the Government’s disappointments to handle the danger of Islamist extremism, said: “Allowing Delwar Hossain Sayeedi to lecture in London just days after the commemoration of 7/7 is not favorable to building great group relations what’s more, a secure, tolerant, what’s more, multi-ethnic society.”
He added: “His party, Jamaat-i-Islami, is an Islamist development with ties to fanatics whose motivation is anti-democratic.
“Mr Sayeedi has called for American troopers in Iraq to change over to Islam or, on the other hand die. This sort of talk is incongruent with the sees of the direct dominant part of English muslims.
“It is especially stressing that he will be lecturing at a mosque whose president, Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, is too the boss official of the Muslim Board of Britain.
“If the MCB is to talk for standard Islam it must cut its ties with extremism.”
by BENEDICT BROGAN, Day by day Mail