Screening: Undercover Mosque

Screening 25 November 2007

In this investigation Undercover Mosque reveals how a message of hatred and segregation is being spread throughout the UK, inspired by Saudi Arabia – a country our government calls its principal ally in the Middle East.

This report investigates a number of mosques run by high profile national organisations that claim to be dedicated to moderation and dialogue with other faiths. But an undercover reporter joins worshippers to find a message of religious bigotry and extremism being preached.

It was first aired in January 2007 but it was towards the end of the summer when it hit the headlines as its makers faced controversial accusations from West Midlands Police and the CPS that they ‘completely distorted’ the meaning of the Islamic clerics and speakers featured in the investigation. A lack of any evidence to support this claim resulted in an Ofcom investigation, the result of which should be known before this screening.

Length: 50 minutes