Imam who thought Bar­bie dolls were porno­graphic

The Scottish Mail on Sunday - - News -

THE Brix­ton Prison imam who Paul Song be­lieves was in­stru­men­tal in forc­ing him out of the jail once launched a bizarre at­tack on Bar­bie dolls.

Mo­hammed Yusuf Ahmed said in 2011: ‘Bar­bie dolls be­long to the top shelf. What is the point of a four-year-old girl hav­ing a doll that is dressed go­ing to a night­club? What is the point of a doll that has volup­tuous as­sets? It’s a sign of the Day of Judg­ment.’

For eight years, he was a part-time chap­lain at Wood­hill high-se­cu­rity prison in Mil­ton Keynes, while also gen­eral sec­re­tary of the Is­lamic Party of Bri­tain. The party al­legedly ad­vo­cated the death penalty for pub­lic dis­plays of ho­mo­sex­u­al­ity and wanted to trans­form Bri­tain into an Is­lamic state.

In 2014, it was re­ported that Ahmed, who also uses the name Shaykh Yusuf Az-Za­haby be­longed to the Is­lamist or­gan­i­sa­tion Al-Hikma Me­dia where some preach­ers have ad­vo­cated killing women who en­gage in pre­mar­i­tal sex.

CON­TRO­VER­SIAL VIEWS: Brix­ton jail’s imam Mo­hammed Yusuf Ahmed

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