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  • Radical cleric invited back to UK

    07/12/2004 12:02:57 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 1 replies · 210+ views
    icNewcastle ^ | July 12 2004
    Ken Livingstone has invited controversial Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi back to Britain for another speaking tour. Ignoring the growing outrage over Dr al-Qaradawi's presence, Labour's London Mayor offered him a personal invitation to return for a three-day conference in October, saying it would be an "honour". And in angry defiance he rounded on opposition leader Michael Howard and the press claiming they have helped stoke up the alarm over the cleric's London talks with Britain's Muslim community. Ignorance and political point-scoring have fuelled the damning "hysteria", Mr Livingstone insisted. Dr al-Qaradawi has been heavily criticised after describing suicide bombers as...