One has to appreciate the irony of this story.
The BBC funded a paintballing trip for men later accused of Islamic terrorism and failed to pass on information about the 21/7 bombers to police, a court was told yesterday.
Mohammed Hamid, who is charged with overseeing a two-year radicalisation programme to prepare London-based Muslim youths for jihad, was described as a “cockney comic” by a BBC producer.
The BBC paid for Mr Hamid and fellow defendants Muhammad al-Figari and Mousa Brown to go on a paintballing trip at the Delta Force centre in Tonbridge, Kent, in February 2005. The men, accused of terrorism training, were filmed for a BBC programme . . .
The name of the program was:
Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic
Read the story here. The BBC really is a fifth column in the UK, even if unintentionally so. So, my British friends, are you getting your money's worth out for your annual license fee?
Update: My question is answered in the comments section to a post on the Biased BBC