Terrorism
November 16, 2018

Dutch Religious Institute Chaired by Founder of Al-Qaida Charity Branch

Amsterdam-based Islamic institute El Tawheed Foundation is chaired by Mahmoud Abd El Fattah Ahmed El Shershaby, the founder of the now-defunct Dutch branch of Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation. Al-Haramain was sanctioned by the US in 2008 for providing financial and logistical support to Al-Qaida. Two former Al-Haramain officials, Sheikh Aqeel Abdulaziz Al-Aqil and Mansour al-Kadi, served as board members of El Tawheed Foundation from March 1997 until January 2004.

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