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Helping Haters

This is a guest post by habibi

This evening Sir Peter Soulsby, Labour MP for Leicester South, will speak at a Gaza fundraising dinner in Leicester. His fellow speakers include Riyadh ul Haq, a notorious hate preacher, and Ismail Patel , a fanatic and Hamas supporter familiar to readers of this blog.

The flyer advertising the event does not name the recipient(s) of the funds raised. Since some UK charities aiding Gaza have been linked to terrorism, this is curious. Will the funds go to Interpal, which is certainly linked to Hamas?

If you would like to ask Sir Peter why he is speaking alongside known extremists and helping them to raise funds, his e-mail address is