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Lobbying is an important part in the strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood and their UK based subsidies such as The Cordoba Foundation of Mr. Anas Altikriti. They do not even hide their ambitions, as you can see here:

http://www.globalmbwatch.com/2013/06/10/uk-muslim-brotherhood-hold-lobbying-training/

One can even buy an “introduction to effective effective lobbying and campaigning” via the Cordoba-Foundation’s website:

http://www.thecordobafoundation.com/publication.php?id=3&art=1

where the most effective techniques for lobbying, advocacy and community outreach are edited to pdf-report with very professional appearance. What organisations like The Cordoba Foundation obviously DO hide, is, how exactly the muslim brotherhood tries to infiltrate Britains political system, as the Sunday Telegraph uncovered recently:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/10470307/Terror-link-group-met-in-parliament.html

What we can learn is, that there is a change in the MB’s approach to lobbying: Whenever the loobying-activities of the muslim brotherhood have to be visible to the public, Mr. Altikriti’s Cordoba Foundation takes advantage of new, small and “innocent” vehicles, such as the Emirates Centre for Human Rights which interact with politicians. We are sure that there are similar small “NGOs” which appear to be following a noble cause but in fact are rather simple lobbying-tools to spread the Muslim Brotherhood’s political message.  Continue Reading

„The Cordoba Foundation“ describes its mission as follows: „The world today is replete with tensions and conflicts on religious and political issues. Whilst some may interpret such conflicts as proof of an inevitable clash between the West and the Muslim world, The Cordoba Foundation (TCF) works alongside many others to prove that such a clash is neither inevitable, nor necessary.“

The Cordoba Foundation conducts pro-Muslim lobbying activities, events, training and publications. Besides books and guides, e.g. on lobbying methods, it publishes a quarterly journal, “Arches”. So far so good, wouldn’t there be some “common patterns” that we know from the past. Let’s have a look who the leading heads of The Cordoba Foundation are: Continue Reading

The European Muslim Research Centre (EMRC) at the University of Exeter was launched in 2009 and describes its purpose as “to produce high quality, long-term empirical research on the experience of Muslims in European towns and cities.” Its first and – so far – last product was a January 2010 research report titled “Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Hate Crime: a London case study.” Particularly well-connected members of the EMRC Advisory Board are:

Muhammad Abdul Bari who is the Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, a UK umbrella group dominated by the Jamaat-E-Islami and that acts in concert with the UK Muslim Brotherhood. Continue Reading