Zakir Naik - Islam & Peace 1.

Zakir Naik's controversial comments about Lord Ganesh on his official Facekook page

2. Zakir Naik’s Peace TV is illegal: Intelligence Bureau The Indian Express A list of 25 channels prepared by the Intelligence Bureau, which are said to be illegally broadcast in different parts of the country. Prominent among them are channels like Iran’s Press TV, Pakistani Islamic channel QTV and Mumbai-based Zakir Naik’s Peace TV which is broadcast from Dubai. URL: http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Stern-signal-on-broadcast-ofsensitive-channels/797070/ 3. Canada cancels Zakir Naik's visa The Star Canada has cancelled the travel visa of a controversial television preacher from Mumbai who was scheduled to speak at an upcoming religious conference in Toronto. URL: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/827616--canada-cancels-travel-visa-ofislamic-preacher/

4. Zakir Naik, Hafeez Saeed & Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT): Zakir Naik's organisation, the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) featured extensively on the website of Jamaatud-Dawa, the parent and religious and political organisation of the notorious Lashkare-Taiba (LeT). A screenshot of Hafeez Saeed's Jamat-ud-Dawa website from January 2008 shows a link to Zakir Naik 's IRF website.

5. Zakir Naik banned from entering UK Reuters Britain on Friday banned from entering the country an Indian preacher who has expressed radical views about Islam, including some that appear to justify acts of terrorism. Conservative Home Secretary (interior minister) Theresa May said she had barred Zakir Naik, a 44-year-old television preacher based in Mumbai, for inflammatory remarks he was known to have made in the past. URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65H36420100618/

6. Indian Mujahideen & Zakir Naik The Hindu Inside the Indian Mujahideen safehouses raided in October, 2008, police found no evidence that traditional theological literature or the writings of the Tablighi Jamaat had influenced the group. Instead, they found pro-Taliban videos and speeches by Zakir Naik - a popular but controversial Mumbai-based televangelist who has, among other things, defends Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin-Laden. URL.: http://beta.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article402892.ece 7. Not sure if Osama Bin Laden & Taliban are Terrorists: Zakir Naik NDTV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uA5rQk9pK0 8. Al-Qaeda recruit enchanted with Zakir Naik Time Magazine A friend from that period tells TIME that Zazi became enchanted with the controversial Indian Muslim televangelist Dr. Zakir Naik, who preaches a wild mix of harsh Islamic rhetoric and unorthodox Muslim theology. URL.: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1927126,00.html 9. Zakir Naik & Terror Training in Pakistan The Hindu Drawn from the Students Islamic Movement of India and right-wing televangelist Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation, Sheikh’s clients travelled to Tehran on legitimate Indian passports and Iranian pilgrimage visas, before crossing through the Zahedan border into Pakistan. URL.: http://beta.thehindu.com/news/national/article47592.ece 10. Jihadist operations inspired by Zakir Naik The Hindu Inspired by Islamists at a Flushing mosque, and his imagination fired by the Indian televangelist Zakir Naik, Afghan-born and Pakistan-trained Najibullah Zazi is alleged to have been preparing to set off several improvised explosive devices. URL.: http://beta.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/article53148.ece

11. Zakir Naik & IRF's involvement being probed in 26/11 Attacks Daily News & Analysis Meanwhile, investigators have told DNA that among the contact details of "curiosity" that they have found in the records of Headley from his Mumbai days are the numbers of Islamic Research Foundation. The Mumbai-based foundation, which owns the Peace TV, is headed by the controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik. URL.: http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_let-man-may-have-stayed-in-bhiwandibefore-26-11-attacks_1310005 12. Terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen & Zakir Naik CD's The Hindu Interestingly, most of the CDs in a black case that were displayed by the police along with the recovered items on Friday featured Zakir Naik, a medical doctor turned Islamic scholar. URL.: http://www.hindu.com/2008/10/05/stories/2008100550050100.htm 13. All non-Islamic religions have 'foolish tenets': Zakir Naik Time Magazine He is of the belief that Islamic states cannot allow non-believers to propagate their false religions - though they can, of course, freely practice their foolish tenets in the privacy of their own homes. When told that was a bit unfair when non-Islamic states allow Muslims to build mosques and proselytize, he simply says that it is because other religions are not certain of their faith so they allow Islam in. URL.: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1926887,00.html 14. Terror suspect loved Zakir Naik The New York Times Friends said that Najib later came to love videos on YouTube that featured Zakir Naik... To Mr. Zazi, “he was his inspiration,” his friend Mr. Zaraei said. “He just loved him.” URL.: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/26/nyregion/26profile.html?pagewanted=2

15. Zakir Naik 's IRF & Mumbai serial bombings The Hindu Investigations into the 2006 serial bombings in Mumbai showed that top Lashkar-eTaiba organisers Rahil Ahmed Sheikh and Zabiuddin Ansari often met at the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) in Mumbai’s Dongri area. IRF librarian Feroz Deshmukh, their contact there, turned out to be a key member of the Lashkar-e-Taiba cell which executed the bombings. URL.: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/07/08/stories/2007070859431000.htm 16. Zakir Naik banned from lecturing in Indian State - NDTV News NDTV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3iYq4Zq1Bg 17. Zakir Naik & Bengal riots The Times of India Intelligence sources also said they were probing the hand of a radical Islamic ideologue from Gujarat, Zakir Naik, and activists of the Ahl-e-Hadees militant group. According to a Kolkata police officer, there was enough evidence to prove that "antinational, fundamentalist forces" were involved in Wednesday's rioting. "Had it been spontaneous, it would have spread across the city. It didn't happen because the trouble had been planned by a few who were bent on creating a disturbance. We will make arrests very soon," he said. URL: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/HuJI_Jamiat_activists_behind_Bengal_riotin g_Govt_sources/articleshow/2563375.cms 18. Zakir Naik & Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Frontline Zakir Naik's Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) has proved to be a magnet for LeT-linked figures. Rahil Sheikh, a key LeT organiser who helped organise the Mumbai serial bombings, used a 2003 Ahl-e-Hadith convention addressed by Naik to recruit cadre. Sheikh's associate, Feroze Deshmukh, worked as a librarian at the IRF. URL.: http://www.hinduonnet.com/fline/fl2414/stories/20070727004112200.htm

19. Fatwa 's against Zakir Naik by Darul Ifta, Darul Uloom Deoband Fatwa: 352=363/B - "Muslims should avoid listening to him" URL: http://darulifta-deoband.org/viewfatwa.jsp?ID=171 Fatwa: 1058/1058=J - "His approach seems contradicted to authentic Ulama of salaf" URL: http://darulifta-deoband.org/viewfatwa.jsp?ID=2415 Fatwa: 1541/1322=B/1429 - "One should not rely upon his speeches" URL: http://darulifta-deoband.org/viewfatwa.jsp?ID=7077 20. Zakir Naik Exclusion From UK Lawful - High Court - Judgement Copy URL: http://www.scribd.com/doc/41317504/Zakir-Naik-Exclusion-From-UK-LawfulHigh-Court-Judgment 21. Zakir Naik's UK ban was correct - UK Appeal Court - Judgement Copy URL: http://www.scribd.com/doc/76246012/Zakir-Naik-UK-Ban-Was-Correct-UKAppeal-Court-Judgment

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