Muslim Brotherhood linked groups rattle the tin cupNovember 19, 2010
Like Al Qaeda, the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) and the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) are in financial trouble.
In a recent interview about IUMS recounted by the Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Report, Yusuf al-Qaradawi sniffed, “Our problem is in fact financial. We need financial assistance.”
GMBDR also reported in September that WAMY is being forced to close down branches and layoff employees.
Referring to WAMY’s difficulties, the Arab News blamed the hardship on “the stringent restrictions imposed by the respective governments on the fundings of Islamic aid organizations.”
Umm, OK. Restrictions such as what? “Respective governments” certainly doesn’t refer to the Saudi government itself, which only provides only the slightest fig leaf of oversight over its own charities.
Maybe they mean “restrictions” such as a handful of terrorist designations against Islamic charities by the Treasury Department? Or “restrictions” such as the U.S. requiring banks to report, but not prohibit, transactions overseas greater than $10,000? What “stringent” government restrictions are really reducing your income, WAMY?
None, especially when the evidence shows organizations like Islamic Relief USA are doing better than ever.