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The government has decided to not publish a much-delayed report into the foreign funding and support of jihadist groups due to “national security reasons”, the home secretary, Amber Rudd, has announced.
But Diane Abbott, shadow home secretary, said this did not go far enough, and the public “has a right to know if any governments, foreign or domestic organisations or individuals are funding extremism in this country”.
originally posted by: sapien82
originally posted by: crazyewok
Its because Saudi Arabi and the USA would be top of that list..... and we cant have that.
both you and oldcarpy on the ball there !
wouldnt be surprised at all , wouldnt be surprised if Israel is on there somewhere too
The summary found that while small individual donations were the most common funding source, and in some cases extremist organisations received hundreds of thousands of pounds a year. It added: “This is the main source of their income. Those giving may not know or support the organisations’ full agenda.”
Some extremist Islamist organisations “portray themselves as charities to increase their credibility and to take advantage of Islam’s emphasis on charity”, and are vague about both their activities and their charitable status, it said.
The statement added: “For a small number of organisations with which there are extremism concerns, overseas funding is a significant source of income. However, for the vast majority of extremist groups in the UK, overseas funding is not a significant source.”
Theresa May’s aides have cleared the Prime Minister’s way to the summer holidays amid concern that anything controversial could derail the Government.
The publication of contentious reports, tricky legislation and potentially damaging opposition debates have all been put off until after the summer recess and beyond.