Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Report: UK Libraries Stock Islamic Terror Books

Telegraph, UK
Sep. 6, 2007
Duncan Gardham

News Source: Religion News Blog

Public libraries are stocking hundreds of Islamic books by advocates of "holy war", with many glorifying acts of terrorism, a new report claims.

Council taxpayers' money has been spent on the books, with one library stocking works by the convicted preachers Abu Hamza and Abdullah al-Faisal.

An investigation by a leading think-tank found extremist literature at six libraries, three in the London area, two in the Midlands and one in the North.

It raises fears that public libraries could inadvertently fuel the radicalisation of young Muslims...