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.