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Professor Who Justifies Terrorism to Speak in London

The Times is reporting that a professor that is sympathetic to Islamofacists is being brought to London to speak at a conference:

Police fund visit by academic who justifies suicide bombings
By Ian Evans

A VICTIM support group has questioned why an Islamic academic who justifies suicide bombings has been invited to speak at a London conference paid for by the British taxpayer.

Egyptian-born Tariq Ramadan, who is banned from entering the United States, is due to speak at The Middle Path conference on July 24, 17 days after the London bombings.

He will address young Muslims at the Islamic Cultural Centre near Regent’s Park alongside other academics, with the £9,000- cost of his trip being partly paid by the Metropolitan Police and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).

Professor Ramadan has previously justified suicide bombings.
Last year the Department of Homeland Security in the United States revoked Professor Ramadan’s visa nine days before he was due to take up a prestigious appointment as the Henry R. Luce Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace-building at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana — to the annoyance of the then Secretary of State Colin Powell.

The Middle Path conference is being organised by the Da’watul Islam charity which caused anger last year by inviting Yusuf al-Qaradawi, another controversial cleric, to Britain — a visit which was supported by Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London.

Last night Norman Brennan, a policeman who heads the Victims of Crime Trust, said: “Many will be horrified to learn that the Met and ACPO are funding an event where the speaker will be a man who believes suicide bombing are justified. The timing of this could not have been worse. Officers have spent the past five days picking up human remains with their bare hands.”

Many are asking why aren't we hearing Muslim leaders speaking out against terrorism and murder.  Instead, it appears, the British will be hearing from a professor who will be condoning instead of condemning...