According to a press release, the U.K.’s four largest charities have partnered with a charitable trust to launch an “Islamic wills service.” According to the press release:
The UK’s four largest Muslim charities, Islamic Relief, Muslim Aid, Ummah Welfare Trust and Muslim Hands, with a collective annual turnover of circa. £150M, have partnered with 1st Ethical Charitable Trust to launch a unique Islamic Wills Service. The free service incorporates a Guide and Help Line facility providing guidance for those wanting to put in place a legally valid Will in keeping with Islamic principles. A DIY Will template is also included in the Guide giving users the option of completing their Will without recourse to professional advisers where suitable.
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According to a NEFA Foundation report, Muslim Aid and Muslim Hands are part of the Union of Good, described as:
…a coalition of Islamic charities that provides financial support to both the Hamas “social” infrastructure, as well as its terrorist activities. It is headed by global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi, and most of the trustees and member organizations are associated with the global Muslim Brotherhood. The Union of Good was banned by Israel in 2002 and was recently designated a terrorist entity by the United States, although neither Youssef Qaradawi nor any of the Trustees were similarly designated. Despite the fact that action has been taken against some of its member organizations in Europe, many of its other European member organizations continue to operate. Further, the Union of Good itself does not appear to be under investigation in Europe.
Islamic Relief was one of the founding members of the Union of Good and is listed on its current websites as receiving donations.