Posts Tagged ‘Trinidad’

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Hosein’s latest anti-Semitic money lending rant

February 19, 2012

Imran Hosein, the renowned Trinidadian “Islamic philosopher,” has spoken out once again against what he says is a “factual” description of Jews as evil money lenders.  During a remote Feb. 8 Skype interview by an Albanian imam, Hosein praised William Shakespeare’s depiction of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, then said money lending by Jews is “evil, it is shameful, it is disgraceful, it is sinful” before calling for a “riba-free economy.”  Listen to this one-minute clip, in which Hosein returns to one of his other favorite themes—the condemnation of paper currencies:

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