17.08.2010 - Expansion of Sharia banking in Bangladesh
From Hudson-ny.org: Even more troubling is the potential cover provided by Sharia finance for the financing of terrorism. Sharia law requires Muslims to donate as a tithe a percentage of their money to charity, called 'Zakat.' There is roughly US$ 3.5 billion donated by Muslims as 'Zakat' [Islamic Charity]; the use of these monies, as per provisions of Islam, is in spreading the words of this religion. For this reason, a vast segment of Zakat funding goes to toward patronizing pro-Islamist -- or even pro-Jihadist -- media internationally..............................................Full Article: Source
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