UK: Radical Preacher Anjem Choudary Among 9 Held For Supporting Terrorists
It’s about time. Lock him up and throw away the key …
Proverbs 10:6, “Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.”
By Paul Peachey, The Independent – “Anjem Choudary, the radical activist and co-founder of the banned al-Muhajiroun group, was arrested today as efforts intensify to disrupt the ideological backers of young British Muslims travelling to fight in foreign conflicts.
Mr Choudary was among nine men held on suspicion of supporting a banned terrorist group and encouraging terrorism. The arrests came shortly after Mr Choudary fired off a series of angry tweets after David Cameron called on MPs to back air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.
The arrests follow a sharp increase in raids by counter-terrorist officers, according to campaigners, after a speech by David Cameron announcing stronger measures to tackle suspected extremists.
The authorities have come under pressure to act against Mr Choudary, a trained lawyer, whose inflammatory statements have been scrutinised by police but have not broken any laws.
Al-Muhajiroun, which he founded with Omar Bakri Mohammed and which advocates the establishment of an Islamic State in the UK, was banned in 2010 and has changed names several times to avoid prosecution. The group has a near 20-year history of encouraging terrorism, and one in five Islamism-inspired terrorists in the UK had links to the group …” Read more.
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