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Channel 4 vindicated in controversy over Qur’an doc

In spite of the complaints surrounding The Qur'an, a film by Antony Thomas, Ofcom has cleared Channel 4 of any wrongdoing in broadcasting the documentary last summer. Shia groups in the UK had voiced concern over the portrayal of their faith by the film, claiming that their sect and its beliefs were grossly misrepresented.
March 25, 2009

In spite of the complaints surrounding The Qur’an, a film by Antony Thomas, Ofcom has cleared Channel 4 of any wrongdoing in broadcasting the documentary last summer. Shia groups in the UK had voiced concern over the portrayal of their faith by the film, claiming that their sect and its beliefs were grossly misrepresented.

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