An undercover investigation by BBC Scotland has discovered a military charity is selling anti-Islamic and Nazi-themed clothing to raise funds.
The charity, 1st Knight, provides respite breaks abroad for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
1st Knight told the BBC it had now withdrawn the merchandise from sale.
In a statement, the charity said it should not have been selling this type of merchandise and was grateful for the BBC’s intervention.
1st Knight raises funds through selling prize draw tickets across Scotland and the rest of the UK, as well as selling military-style merchandise from its headquarters in Blackpool, which also doubles as the charity’s shop.
In a documentary, The Great Military Charity Scandal, to be broadcast tonight, volunteers for the charity can be seen mocking Muslims and some Islamic beliefs.
Anti-Islamic themed clothing was also being sold by the military charity. One T-shirt had a picture of two naked women, a pint of beer and a pig. It read: “Pork-eating, beer-drinking, womanising infidel.”
When asked to explain why there was a pig on the T-shirt, a charity volunteer said: “They’re not allowed to eat it are they? These Muslims. Pork-eating, beer-drinking – basically it’s against their religion. Womanising – they’re not allowed to womanise, are they? And yet they call us infidels.”
Stephen Dunmore, chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator, described the behaviour as “entirely unacceptable”.