Voice of Islam broadcast a speech by a prominent Muslim speaker, in which she discussed the teachings of Islam. The Authority did not uphold a complaint that the programme amounted to ‘hate speech’ and incited violence. The speech clearly comprised the speaker’s own interpretation of the teachings of the Qur’an, and did not contain anything which threatened broadcasting standards.
Voice of Islam. Comments about the Bible compared to the Qur’an. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).
Voice of Islam. Hate speech, denigration. Upheld. No order.
Voice of Islam. Comments by converts to Islam seen as denigration of Hindu and Christian communities. Not upheld (denigration).