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Mon, 30 Nov 2015

Controversial Islamic preacher to visit Oslo

Norway Today
The controversial British Islamic preacher Haitham al-Haddad will, Friday 21 December, hold a lecture at Oslo University College

He is well known for derogatory statementsabout Jews, women and gays.

It is Islam Net who has invited him to Norway. He will talk about how Muslims can live in a modern society. This weekend he will attend a course at a secret location. But first, he will give a lecture at the Oslo School.

Dean Kari Toverud Jensen at the University of Oslo and Akershus think its okay, according to the newspaper VG.

- We have chosen to let Islam Net borrow an auditorium for their scheduled meeting even if one of the invitees represent views and values that we as an academic institution deplores and condemns, she says.

Oslo's deputy mayor Libe Rieber-Mohn (AP) seems however that's not okay to let the Sharia expert deliver his message. She says the school helps to legitimize the hateful messages andrequests that the lecture will be stopped, newspaper VG.

- He is a well-known extremist who spread hatred against Jews and gays, she says. 


Source: NTB scanpix

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