Rogue comments on halal money unfounded fear mongering

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) refutes ill-considered comments made by senator Jacqui Lambie regarding halal certification.

Ms Lambie stated yesterday “(The loopholes) could allow financing of terrorists and Australia’s enemies through halal money.”

Halal certification works on the basis of ensuring that both meat and non-meat products are prepared according to Islamic practice in a similar way that Kosher products are prepared for Jews.

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