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Written by Student Rights on 15 January 2010 at 12pm

Hizb-ut-Tahrir member teaching at London School of Economics

Late last night, Student Rights learned that Reza Pankhurst, the member of Hizb-ut-Tahrir who was stopped from speaking at Queen Mary University last month is currently teaching at the London School of Economics. lse

The Times has reported the issue on this morning's page 3, with students from the LSE commenting that “Only last week he was talking about the Detroit bomber and saying the guy was not radicalised in London and it was all to do with foreign policy." Reza, jailed in Egypt for five years is now listed as a teacher on the course “States, Nations and Empires”. [pictured left]

Student Rights National Director Raheem Kassam has said, "We are trying to establish what vetting procedures exist at the LSE when hiring staff.  Further to our work last month, we are of the view that Hizb-ut-Tahrir should not be allow a platform on campus following their comments regarding forceful imposition of the groups ideology."