The Sordid Tale of Tariq Ramadan

Theodore Dalrymple chronicles the disgraceful downfall of Tariq Ramadan, the Islamist grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood.

The accusations against Ramadan did a signal service in revealing him to be a hypocrite of the most grotesque and repellent kind, and should have destroyed his reputation once and for all. The gulf between his preaching and his practice was too yawning to be ignored. But thanks to the manner in which he has been treated by the French criminal justice system, he has a chance to rehabilitate himself as a victim in the eyes of the gullible—martyrised because of his race and religion.

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