Policy Exchange has undertaken another valuable survey of the hateful agitprop distributed in mosques.
Researchers for the centre-Right think tank Policy Exchange claims it
found the literature in a quarter of the 100 mosques and Islamic
institutions they visited.
Many of the publications allegedly called on British Muslims to segregate themselves from non-Muslims and for unbelievers to be treated as second-class citizens wherever possible.
The literature also allegedly contained repeated calls for gays to be thrown from mountains and tall buildings and for women to be subjugated.
The clear links between indoctrination, identity and terrorist actions are far clearer than the bleats about anomie, alienation and poverty latched on to by the Let to obscure the role of ideas. We had the usual responses from self-designated spokesmen alleging that a mystical majority would never read this literature, although mosques have never taken steps to stop the sale of this literature.
Dr Yunes Teinaz, of the London Central Mosque, said: "Any book or literature like this found in the mosque will reflect the views of the author and not at all the view of the mosque." He added that the bookshop in the mosque was not run by the mosque, but was a franchise.
Iqbal Sacranie, a former secretary general of the Muslim Council of Great Britain, criticised the report. He said: "The majority of Muslims will totally dismiss this because it is written by the Policy Exchange, who have an agenda to denigrate the mainstream of Islam in this country.
"If there is any material which falls foul of the law, then the law should take its course. We cannot accept messages of hate - there is zero tolerance on that. But it is irresponsible to target religious texts and take them out of context. These texts can be found not just in mosques but in ordinary bookshops - the report overlooks that."
The idea ought to be that you sort out the agitprop in your own mosque before pointing at other establishments. The problem is that our government has ever taken the necessary steps to break this ideological circle, and thus more generations of radicalised Muslims are raised.