Islamic Relief Worldwide
Islamic Relief Worldwide is a UK-based international charity organization whose senior management has included many leaders of the Global Muslim Brotherhood. Established in 1984, IRW co-founders included Essam El-Haddad, a senior Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood member who later became an adviser to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, and Hany El-Banna who later founded the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) which was stripped of UK public funding over its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. A former long-time IRW trustee is Ibrahim El-Zayat, a leader in both the European and the German Muslim Brotherhood. El-Zayat was also a trustee of the German branch of Islamic Relief. Another former IRW director is Ahmed Al-Rawi, the former head of the Council of European Muslims (formerly FIOE) and former President of the Muslim Association of Britain . Current IRW chair of trustees Lamia El-Amri is a former President of the European Forum of Muslim Women, part of the Council of European Muslims.