BBC broadcasts full apology and pays substantial libel damages to Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin
The BBC has apologised and paid very substantial libel damages to Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin (one of the founding members of the Muslim Council of Britain and a past Chairman of the charity Muslim Aid) over false allegations that Mr Mueen-Uddin had advocated the lynching of Salman Rushdie during the infamous “Satanic Verses” affair.
Click here to read the published apology
Click here to listen to the broadcast apology
A full Press Release can be read here