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Complainant Name:
Nuradin Dirie, Chair of the Somali Coordinating Committee

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Star

Complaint:
Nuradin Dirie, Chair of the Somali Coordinating Committee, complained that an article was inaccurate in suggesting that Somali asylum seekers may have stolen donkeys from Greenwich Royal Park in order to eat them. He explained that eating donkey meat was actually prohibited by the Muslim religion.

Resolution:
The newspaper published an apology for offence caused by the article, pointing out that the Muslim religion forbade the eating of donkey meat.

Report: 65



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