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Mosque hardliners gave extremist lectures at school
A hardline mosque accused of helping to radicalise the Cardiff youths filmed in a jihadi propaganda video delivered regular extremist lectures to pupils at the state school they attended.
Cathays High School allowed regular Wednesday lunchtime sessions in its main assembly hall with Ali Hammuda, a hardline preacher from Al-Manar mosque in Glynrhondda Street.
The sessions, entitled "Reminding Cathays High", included teaching pupils that music and "free-mixing", contact between boys and girls, were "not permitted in Islam". In a separate lecture at the mosque, Mr Hammuda described music as a "sickness".
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