Zakir Naik

Islamic televangelist

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Zakir Abdul Karim Naik is an Indian Islamic televangelist, communal conspiracy theorist and the founder and president of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). He is also the founder of the Peace TV. He has been called an "authority on comparative religion", "perhaps the most influential Salafi ideologue in India", "the rock star of tele-evangelism and a proponent of modern Islam" and "the world's leading Salafi evangelist". Unlike many Islamic preachers, his lectures are colloquial, given in English, not Urdu or Arabic, and he usually wears a suit and tie.

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UK broadcasting regulator Ofcom in July investigated five of Peace TV’s programmes and found four of them breached its codes by containing hate speech and..
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The controversial Islamic preacher apologised for making racially sensitive remarks after the police questioned him for hours over the comments on Monday.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Maharashtra police have also reported instances of youths being influenced by Naik's speeches and undergoing training to make explosives and weapons.
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Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from giving pubic speeches anywhere in Malaysia, police said late night on Monday.
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Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologized on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police..
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Zakir Naik faces fire.
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"Zakir Naik needs to know that there is no necessity to wait for a reply from me. He should advise his lawyers to file proceedings, if he is serious, as I am..
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Naik had alleged that Hindus in Malaysia are more loyal to Modi than Mahathir
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Calls rose for action against Naik after he claimed that Hindus in Malaysia are more loyal to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi than Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Malaysian authorities will summon Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Naik is an outsider who is a fugitive and has little knowledge of the Malaysian history, therefore, he should not be given such privilege to run down Malaysians,..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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