Gadhafi charity in Canada linked to terrorism - CRA revokes status of World Islamic Call Society

May 08, 2011 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Global Giving, Ethics and Canadian Charities, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams

According to an article in the Ottawa Citizen on May 8, 2011 a Canadian charity that was recently revoked, was revoked because of involvement with terrorism.  On we noted on April 21, 2011 that the WORLD ISLAMIC CALL SOCIETY had been revoked although there was almost no details available as to why The Ottawa Citizen article sheds quite a bit of light on the organization.

Gadhafi charity in Canada linked to terrorism: Government revokes status of World Islamic Call Society
By Gary Dimmock, Ottawa Citizen May 7, 2011

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