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Muslim organizations shocked at HSBC’s abruptly closing their accounts

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By: Mohammed Al-Shafey

Source: http://www.aawsat.net/

Following HSBC’s controversial decision to unilaterally close bank accounts belonging to a number Muslim organizations based in the UK, the Muslim organizations have hit back, branding the move “shocking” and “Islamaphobic.”

Last week, HSBC bank sent out a number of near-identical letters to Muslim organizations in the UK giving them two months to close their bank accounts, saying their services fell outside of the bank’s “risk appetite.” The Ummah Welfare Trust, Cordoba Foundation think tank and Finsbury Park Mosque were among the Muslim organizations to receive the letter.

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Thousands March From Ramallah To Jerusalem To Protest Israel Closing Mosque

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By: Omar Suleiman

“As I keep saying, this time is different. The largest march in decades taking place in Palestine right now as thousands march from Ramallah to Jerusalem in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in Gaza. Absolutely incredible. May Allah protect them all.” #48KMarch #3rdIntifada#FreePalestine