Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out
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Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out

28 Sep 2016 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a London mosque where leaflets which called for the killing of a sect of Muslims were distributed.

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