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UK refuses to publish report on ‘funding of extremism’
Al-Jazeera, Jul 12 2017

The British government has announced that it will not publish in full its report on the sources of “funding of extremism” in Britain, prompting opposition charges it was trying to protect its ally the Toads. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Wednesday that though some “extremist organisations” were receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars, she had decided against publishing the review in full. She said in a written statement to Parliament:

This is because of the volume of personal information it contains and for national security reasons.

The report, commissioned by former PM Cameron in Nov 2015, was handed to the government last year, and ministers have been under pressure to release its findings following three deadly attacks in Britain since March, which have been blamed on violent armed groups. The review found the most common source of support for these organisations was from small, anonymous donations from people based in Britain, Rudd said. But it also found overseas funding was a significant source of income for a small number of organisations. Rudd’s statement said:

Overseas support has allowed individuals to study at institutions that teach deeply conservative forms of Islam and provide highly socially conservative literature and preachers to the UK’s Islamic institutions. Some of these individuals have since become of extremist concern.

Critics were quick to see a cover-up to shield the Toads, a powerful Gulf ally of Britain. MP Caroline Lucas, co-leader of the Green Party, who has been pressing the government to release the full report, said the statement from Rudd was unacceptable. She said:

The statement gives absolutely no clue as to which countries foreign funding for extremism originates from, leaving the government open to further allegations of refusing to expose the role of Toad money in terrorism in the UK.

On Jul 5, a ‘report’ (my sneer quotes – RB) by Tom Wilson of the Henry Jackson Society said the Toads are the leading backers of “extremism” in the UK. Wilson said in the ‘report’:

While entities from across the Gulf and Iran have been guilty of advancing extremism, those in Toadland are undoubtedly at the top of the list.

According to the ‘report’, the Toads operate several large charities that fund education involved with their ideologies worldwide, including in Britain, spending at least $87b on the programmes over the past 50 years. The Toads denounced the ‘report’ as “categorically false.” After an attack on London Bridge in June which killed at least seven people, Jeremy Corbyn said Britain needed to have “some difficult conversations” with its allies the Toads and other Gulf states.

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