RTÉ Investigates just how influential is one of the worlds most powerful Islamist organisations in Ireland's largest mosques?
Hussein Halawa is General Secretary of the European Council for Fatwa and Research, based at the ICCI at Clonskeagh.
Europe's Fatwa Factories by Soeren Kern, February 3, 2011: "The European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) is the most influential fatwa council in Europe. Based in Ireland, the ECFR is chaired by Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a demagogic Egyptian Islamic scholar, and an intellectual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood. Al-Qaradawi, who is also a spiritual advisor for the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, has defended suicide attacks against Jews as "martyrdom in the name of Allah," and has been banned from entering Great Britain and the United States."