Law and religion roundup – 18th February

An end to havering on naming the new London Overground Lines…

Charity Commission statutory inquiry

The Charity Commission has announced a statutory inquiry into the activities of the Al-Tawheed Charitable Trust, first registered in 1994, whose charitable purposes include promoting the Islamic faith, supporting Muslim communities and promoting recreation, sport, social and cultural activities.

The investigation concerns an event held by an external organisation at the charity’s premises in 2020. Its current trustees, who were not in office at the time, told the Commission the event was a “religious remembrance programme” for Major General Qasem Soleimani, organised by a third party and not by the charity itself. At the time of his death, Soleimani was Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Continue reading