Dr Israr Ahmed’s followers expressed resentment over the initiative and claimed that he was a great Muslim scholar who never preached violence and urged his followers to improve their education and learn modern technology. Muslim Scholar Dr Ahmed is accused of making anti-Semitic comments on YouTube, the largest video-sharing website. That’s why YouTube removes Dr. Israr Ahmed ‘s channel for ‘anti-Jewish remarks’.
Followers of Dr. Israr Ahmed
In addition, nearly three million people subscribed to Israr Ahmed’s channel, and he was highly regarded for his lectures.
YouTube took action after the Jewish Chronicle reported that British Pakistani Malik Faisal Akram, who took hostages at the Texas Synagogue, was inspired by lectures by Dr. Israr Ahmed.
According to the Muslim YouTube moderator, he has repeatedly voiced his concerns regarding anti-Jewish content on YouTube – including flagging Dr. Ahmed – but his concerns have been ignored. According to him, Dr. Ahmed’s lectures included references to the “Jew World Order” and described Jews as “cursed people” or “cursed race” who have conspired against Muslims for centuries and as “followers of Satan, intent on the destruction of Islam”.
Moreover, According to the Jewish Chronicle, Israr Ahmed’s videos led Malik Faisal Akram to take four people hostage at gunpoint in a Texas synagogue in January.
Moreover, A YouTube spokesperson announced Friday that two of Dr. Israr Ahmed’s channels had been removed.
YouTube reports that the channels were removed after a review by Israr Ahmad for violating our hate speech policy. Eleven videos have been taken down. This circumvention violated our violence policy. So it has been removed. We have no tolerance for extremism or hate speech.”
Furthermore, YouTube removed a video by Egyptian scholar Wagdy Ghoneim, who said that those who had “collaborated” with Nato forces in Afghanistan deserved punishment from the Taliban.