Universities UK headquarters hosted Islamic extremist group despite national student union ban

first_imgA radical Islamist group which the Government has threatened to ban was invited to give a talk at the headquarters of Universities UK, The Telegraph has learned. Hizb ut-Tahrir, a Salafi movement which is proscribed in parts of Europe and much of the Middle East, has called for the establishment of a caliphate and the introduction of Shari’ah law throughout the Islamic world. It has been “no platformed” by the National Union of Students and a number of universities have cancelled events after learning that  Hizb ut-Tahrir speakers were due to attend.center_img The group has been described in a Government report as anti-Semitic, and has previously encouraged British Muslims not to vote in general elections…last_img read more