Stop Muslim Aid and Jamaat from abusing charitable donations (zakat)

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Muslim Aid is charity based in the UK. It has sister organisations around the world. These include the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and Muslim Aid Australia. They are all affiliated to the Jamaat-i-Islami movement and give donations to the Al-Khidmat Foundation in Pakistan.

In February 2011, the British Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr. Peter Tibber, visited Liaquat Baloch, the Secretary General of Jamaat-i-Islami Pakistan. Baloch also acts as the Chairman of the Al-Khidmat Foundation. Tibber told Baloch that he praised Jamaat for its social work through the Al-Khidmat Foundation.

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Muslim Aid and its sister organisations do provide vital support to people in poor countries and conflict afflicted areas. That can not be disputed. However, Muslim Aid(s) support for Al-Khidmat is designed to increase the political influence of the Jamaat-i-Islami. It is also trying to undermine the Pakistani government.

The Jamaat-i-Islami movement was founded by Maulana al-Mawdudi. He envisioned a quasi religious/political/social party which would try to emulate the spirit of fascist and communist revolutionaries. The movement would then build a core ideology around Mawdudi’s interpretation of Islam. He believed Jihad and armed struggle was essential to give energy to his revolutionary programme which looked to overthrow secular society and replace it with an Islamic theocracy.

We believe that Muslim Aid donations should not be allowed to raise money which benefits foreign political parties. We believe that the Charity Commission should investigate whether Muslim Aid UK is in breach of its guidelines on charities supporting political groups at home or abroad.

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Jamaat has documented links to extremism in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and elsewhere. It’s leaders have praised Jihad and have also led attacks on minorities in Pakistan.

We believe the Charity Commission and others are failing to provide critical analysis and proactive due diligence of the activities and political associations of charities like Muslim Aid.

This group was founded to stop Jamaat from potentially defrauding Muslims, who generally believe their donations are going towards apolitical relief work.

Muslims are obligated to give charitable donations (zakat) as part of their religious duties within the Islamic faith.

We also state that Muslim Aid must be honest and tell donors that it gives money to the Al-Khidmat Foundation, which is part of a foreign political party.

Positions

  1. Muslim Aid should tell its donors it is affiliated with the Jamaat-i-Islami
  2. Muslim Aid must follow the Charity Commissions guidelines on promoting political parties at home and abroad
  3. We believe the Charity Commission and others are failing to protect donors by not actively investigating charities with foreign political links.
So, join the Cause and raise your voice.
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E-Bangladesh is a News/Headlines service and a group blog aimed at bringing the news and analysis from Bangladesh to its readers.


2 Responses to “Stop Muslim Aid and Jamaat from abusing charitable donations (zakat)”

  1. Jamir kadery

    Jamat e islami is a davil group .Mr.Mawdodi is also a strayed person.So no works are .acceptable

  2. Muhammad Sakhawat Hussan

    Assalamu alaikum,
    This Muhammad Sakhawat Hussan would like to drwa your kind attention to the fact that my msg is different to the subject. I am a muslim came London with student visa, my visa expired last April, now I can’t do any job. I don’t have money to go back home. So I need help from kind hearted men. I would be greatful to you if you can plz help me to go back home. I can’t money even from Bangladesh because my family is a very poor family and i m only earner of my family. So plz help me to go back home. Or give me a proper suggestion where i can help.
    Yours ever
    Sakhawat.
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