Haitham al-Haddad: Adulterous western women are begging to be stoned to death

By Andrew Norfolk, The Times

As he recites the Koran in Arabic, Haitham al-Haddad’s voice carries a hypnotic flow that might almost seem lyrical but for the chilling opinions he so often justifies when he cites those ancient verses.

It was in all seriousness that the head of the Quilliam Foundation last week described Mr Haddad as one of the most dangerous men in Britain.

The Saudi-born 52-year-old, from east London, is a prolific writer and highly articulate speaker at mosques, universities and conferences throughout western Europe. He is intelligent, persuasive and carries the authority of his extensive religious scholarship, gained over many years at institutions in Saudi Arabia, Sudan and SOAS University of London, where he was awarded a doctorate in Islamic law.

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