Dec. 18, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron says members of the Egypt-based Islamist organization could be refused entry visas following review of group • Meanwhile, Obama administration repeatedly meets with Muslim Brotherhood officials.
Many Brotherhood goals and activities “run counter to British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, equality and the mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs,” Cameron said. “The Muslim Brotherhood is not the only movement that promotes values which appear intolerant of equality and freedom of faith and belief. Nor is it the only movement or group dedicated in theory to revolutionizing societies and changing existing ways of life. But I have made clear this government’s determination to reject intolerance, and to counter not just violent Islamist extremism but also to tackle those who create the conditions for it to flourish.”