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‘Disgusting’ anti-muslim DVD sent to charity in Walthamstow
A DVD containing highly offensive and Islamaphobic material has been sent to mosques and muslim organisations, including charity in Walthamstow.
The Qalb Centre, which supports vulnerable adults with drug and alcohol problems, received the DVD in the post at the time of the Muslim holiday of Eid.
The DVD is said to included a pornographic film and material insulting the Prophet Muhammad.
Charity outreach worker, Imran Mehtar, 31, saw the film.
He said: “It was pretty disgusting.
“I didn’t get upset about it but it was very anti-islamic and bigoted.”
The DVD has now been passed to the police and is being forensically examined.
Mr Mehtar’s colleagues, who are not Muslim themselves, had a stronger reaction to the DVD than he did.
He said: “They were more upset by it.
“They said ‘why are stupid people sending this stuff to us? They need to get a life. It’s insulting to someone’s religion’.”
The DVD is also believed to have been sent to other organisations and mosques in Walthamstow and across the country.
More to follow.