Radio & Television

A controversial CV doesn’t merit banishment from TV, says CBSC

OTTAWA – A controversial imam who allegedly published anti-Semitic statements in other forums, doesn’t disqualify him from appearing on VisionTV – or any other television channel, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said today. It released its decision concerning VisionTV’s broadcasts of Dil Dil Pakistan in July 2007. Complaints focused principally on the on-air presence of Israr Ahmad, an imam who had, according to complainants, allegedly published anti-Semitic statements on previous occasions. On the challenged show, in the format of a religious “lesson” or sermon, Ahmad had discussed Sura 2 of the Qur’an and dealt briefly with jihad. In its...

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