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The Ministry of the Interior withdraws subsidies from an association suspected of Salafism


The "Al-Wakf" fund is in Beauvau's sights. He received substantial state aid in the form of services and the loan of premises.

Suspected of financing hidden activities and propagating Salafism, the "


" France fund, based in La Courneuve (Seine-Saint-Denis) has seen its activity suspended by the Ministry of the Interior, according to information confirmed by the



Public subsidies, in the form of premises and services, have been withdrawn, for a period of six months.

According to Europe1, which reveals the case, Place Beauvau is based on an investigation by the prefecture of Seine-Saint-Denis.

The association, whose stated goal is to "

promote the development of the Muslim community in France

", paid funds to places of worship under the guise of project financing.

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Calls for donations would have been made without specifying the use of the funds.

Likewise, only a small part of the resources served the “

general interest

” as proclaimed.

Consequently, the prefect of Seine-Saint-Denis suspended the activity of the association.

On its fundraising site, Al Wakf France specifies "

subsidizing private Muslim schools

", "

allocating scholarships to future religious executives

", or "

contributing to the publication of publications presenting Islam to the general public


"The vision of the waqf forms a strong cord to success and a compass that points in the right direction"

, augurs the presentation, full of references to the Prophet Muhammad and Allah.

Source: lefigaro

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