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Stop ANTI-GAY preacher Sheikh Haitham Al Haddad speaking on campus.

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Controversial and homophobic speaker Sheikh Haitham Al Haddad has been confirmed to speak at the University days before Westminster is due to welcome LGBTI students from across the country.

The event which is due to take place on the same evening as the Students Union election results night, is called “Who is Muhammed?” and put on by the Islamic Society.

Quote from Sheikh Haitham Al Haddad on Homosexuality:

"It is in this vein that I commend the many Christian bishops and ministers who have come out in opposition to the current proposals to allow homosexuals to ‘marry’, and I support them in their endeavour to dissuade the government from including LGBTs in current marriage legislation. We also appreciate the brave stance of the Nobel peace prize winner and president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in defending a law that criminalises homosexual acts and determinedly standing for higher moral standards"

This quote is from a homophobic article called ‘Standing up against Homosexuality and LGBTs’, Haddad further wrote of “the scourge of homosexuality”, which he calls a “criminal act”.

Sheikh Haitham Al Haddad has also made controversial comments against Women and has spoken out about the 'proper' way to perform Female Genital Mutilation. 

The event is taking place just ONE day before the University of Westminster welcomes National Student Pride for the second year. How is it possible to create a safe space for thousands of LGBT students if an Anti-gay preacher is allowed on campus a day before?

Support us by signing this petition which we will present to the Universities Student Union in the attempt to block Sheikh Haitham Al Haddad from preaching hate on our campus. 

Read more: http://smokeradio.co.uk/2015/02/19/breaking-anti-gay-preacher-confirmed-to-speak-at-westminster-university/


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