1. The initiative by Islamic Relief, a government-backed organisation, is an attempt to “break down barriers” and portray Islam in a positive light.
Islamic Relief has paid for hundreds of buses in London, Manchester, Leicester, Birmingham and Bradford to carry advertisements with the strapline “Subhan Allah”.
According to the Mail on Sunday, Ealing MP Rupa Huq made the comments last year at a meeting of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, saying that the apology was something that a Labour Government “could probably get that through”.
Just last Wednesday former Labour Mayor of London Ken Livingstone called the creation of Israel “fundamentally wrong,” and “a great catastrophe.”