Imam Abdullah Patel Bio
Imam Abdullah Patel, who probed the contenders vying to be the next PM was today exposed as an anti-Semite who posted messages praising Jeremy Corbyn and blaming women for rape.
An Imam and deputy headteacher who quizzed the Tory leadership candidates on the BBC has been suspended from his school after a series of controversial tweets were unearthed.
Imam Abdullah Patel Twitter Posts
The series of vile posts were exposed moments after the debate on BBC One, in which he asked the Tory MPs on their views on Islamophobia and whether they believed ‘words have consequences.’
The corporation today refused to apologise and said the tweets were ‘not visible’ when they vetted him – however it has emerged that he was tweeting from the account just two days before the debate.
— Gloucester News (@Gloucester_News) June 19, 2019
Imam Abdullah Patel Suspend from His Teaching Job
Patel, the head of a primary school in Gloucester, said on the BBC debate that he ‘wanted the candidates to admit that they’ve played a role in peddling this hate, and that things would change.’
But it then emerged that he is behind a string of controversial tweets.
In one he appeared to suggest women are to blame for rape, writing: ‘Lets make something clear: Generally, men are the predators, but women need to realise this and be smarter.
It takes 2 to tango, and if you put yourself in that position, don’t expect every man to pass up the opportunity to take advantage of you. Don’t be alone with a man! ‘
— Harley Johnson-Bradly (@HarleyBradly) June 19, 2019
Patel, listed on a Gloucester schools directory as being the headteacher of the Al-Ashraf Primary School, and the Al Ashraf Secondary School for Girls, in the town, also showed his support for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Imam Abdullah Patel Remarks
He wrote: Vote UKLabour Vote JeremyCorbyn Vote for hopenotfear Vote for TheManyNottheFew. If you vote Tory you deserve all the cuts you get to tbh.’
Others showed his anti-Semitic views, with one post featuring a graphic once retweeted by Labour MP Naz Shah that saw her suspended by the Labour party in
It showed Israel’s outline superimposed on to a map of the US under the headline: Solution for Israel-Palestine Conflict – Relocate Israel into United States.’
I have written a piece considering Abdullah Patel’s various public pronouncements.
There is value in considering the content of Patel’s various religious rulings, which are also available online. A selection are set out in this post. https://t.co/iGCMVxpTNv
— David Toube (@ToubeDavid) June 19, 2019
Alongside the image, he wrote: FOUND THE SOLUTION! America wants to look after Israel? I’ve got a way to make them neighbours! (Until Israel attack).
In another tweet he wrote: ‘Every polial figure on Zionist’s payroll is scaring the world about Corbyn.
‘They don’t like him. He seems best suited to tackle them!’
Today Patel had deleted his Twitter account after the controversial tweets were exposed.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Imam Abdullah Patel is exposed as an anti-Semite after series of Twitter posts
- The tweets also saw him blaming women for rape and praising Jeremy Corbyn
- In one he posted an anti-Semitic graphic but later deleted his Twitter feed
- Patel is listed as being the headteacher of a primary school in Gloucester