The Director of Muslim rights group CAGE has refused to condemn the sickening practise of stoning women as a punishment for adultery.
On the BBC’s This Week programme, Asim Qureshi was asked about the views advocated by an Islamic scholar he had described as a mentor, who supports female genital mutilation and domestic violence as well as the barbaric method of capital punishment, the Express reports.
Presenter Andrew Neil refused to condemn the extreme opinions or his horrifying claim that Jews are descended from pigs and that homosexuality is evil. Instead, he just said, “I’m not a theologian.” When pushed by the fiery presenter, he wriggled out of a proper answer, simply saying, “I have absolutely no idea what you are talking about”.
Mr Neil said Mr Qureshi was using “weasel words” and said the Muslim activist had previously spoken in favour of Sharia law and jihad.
The CAGE director replied “As far as I am concerned, Sharia law isn’t practised correctly anywhere in the world.
“Jihad is part of the religion of Islam.”
These are the latest comments by a man who has caused outrage, having previously described ‘Jihadi John’, who was revealed to be Mohammed Emwazi, a 26 year old computer science graduate from London, the murderer of western hostages as “beautiful”…