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  • Hizb ut Tahrir is not a gateway to terrorism, claims Whitehall report

    07/26/2010 1:43:29 AM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | Published: 7:30AM BST 25 Jul 2010 | By Andrew Gilligan
    "Hizb ut Tahrir is not a gateway to terrorism, claims Whitehall report" SNIPPET: "The Government has opened the way for official links with Muslim extremists after civil servants said radical groups could be a "safety valve" for those tempted by terrorism." By Andrew Gilligan Published: 7:30AM BST 25 Jul 2010 SNIPPET: "The groups specifically named - in documents leaked to The Sunday Telegraph - include al-Muhajiroun, which has praised 9/11 as “magnificent” and Hizb ut Tahrir, which wants to turn Britain into an Islamic dictatorship under sharia law. In the classified papers, presented last week to Coalition ministers on the...
  • Islamist preacher warns France against banning the burka

    07/07/2010 7:03:25 PM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 07 Jul 2010
    An Islamist preacher barred from Britain for his radical views has warned France against passing a Muslim veil ban, or risk increasing support for al-Qaeda. "Look what happened in Belgium and in France," Omar Bakri said...The Syrian-born preacher, who settled in Britain in 1985, was banned from re-entering the country in 2005 ... Bakri had headed the radical al-Muhajiroun group, and praised the hijackers involved in the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States as the "magnificent 19".
  • A New Strain of Anti-Semitism is Spreading

    09/13/2007 12:43:47 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 82 replies · 1,808+ views
    RealClearPolitics.com ^ | 09/13/2007 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Who recently said: "These Jews started 19 Crusades. The 19th was World War (1). Why? Only to build Israel." Some holdover Nazi? Hardly. It was former Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan of Turkey, a NATO ally. He went on to claim that the Jews -- whom he refers to as "bacteria" -- controlled China, India and Japan, and ran the United States. Who alleged: "The Arabs who were involved in 9/11 cooperated with the Zionists, actually. It was a cooperation. They gave them the perfect excuse to denounce all Arabs." A conspiracy nut? Actually, it was former Democratic U.S. Sen. James...
  • The Magnificent 19! -- Islamists to Celebrate Sept. 11th.

    08/21/2003 3:16:40 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 121 replies · 5,519+ views
    Al-Muhajiroun ^ | Aug. 21, 2003 | Al-Muhajiroun
    Next month, British Islamists plan to celebrate the second aniversary of the murder of 3,000 people. The theme this year will be "The Magnificent 19".  The pupose of the celebration is to inspire young Muslims everywhere to follow in their footsteps and repeat the tragedy... Al-Muhajiroun has been linked to the recent British suicide bombers in Israel and has issued calls to overthrow the British government.
  • Go to hell

    07/22/2006 8:37:54 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 48 replies · 2,175+ views
    Sunday Express ^ | 21 July 2006
    EXILED Islamic fanatic Omar Bakri Mohammed made an outrageous bid to flee bombed-out Beirut on a Royal Navy warship yesterday. But the people of Britain told him to go to hell. The Muslim cleric who once preached hate-filled rants against the UK and praised the 9/11 atrocities as "magnificent" begged to be allowed aboard one of the vessels ferrying Britons to safety. His plea, made only a few months after he quit Britain under pressure, fell on deaf ears. But Bakri still had the cheek to complain and wrote to embassy officials in Lebanon pleading to get back to the...
  • Terror on the dole

    04/20/2004 12:12:23 PM PDT · by pau1f0rd · 48 replies · 1,484+ views
    London Evening Standard ^ | 20 April 2004 | David Cohen
    Four young British Muslims in their twenties - a social worker, an IT specialist, a security guard and a financial adviser - occupy a table at a fast-food chicken restaurant in Luton. Perched on their plastic chairs, wolfing down their dinner, they seem just ordinary young men. Yet out of their mouths pour heated words of revolution. "As far as I'm concerned, when they bomb London, the bigger the better," says Abdul Haq, the social worker. "I know it's going to happen because Sheikh bin Laden said so. Like Bali, like Turkey, like Madrid - I pray for it, I...
  • For Some, 9/11 Isn't For Mourning (by a Canadian journalist)

    09/11/2003 5:19:57 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 22 replies · 291+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | Thursday, Sep. 11, 2003 | ROSIE DIMANNO
    Today, as Americans quietly mourn the tragedy of 9/11, an extremist British Islamic group is convening a conference in London, England, dedicated to "The Magnificent Nineteen" — the suicide hijackers who caused more than 3,000 deaths in the United States. Hundreds of young British Muslims are expected to attend. Happy anniversary. The participants will explore, according to the self-styled emir of the al-Muhajiroun hosting group, the root causes of the terrorist attack. Although faces of the 19 hijackers were prominently displayed on flyers promoting the event, Omar Bakri Mohammed claims, with casual disingenuousness, that the meeting will not be a...
  • Oh, what a wimpy war [Mulshine]

    09/11/2003 7:37:21 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 7 replies · 291+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 9/11/2003 | Paul Mulshine
    <p>If the object of war is to impose one's will upon the enemy, the United States is losing the war on terror.</p> <p>If you doubt that, I invite you to consider what's going on in London today. A group of fundamentalist Muslims is commemorating the two-year anniversary of the martyrdom of "The Magnificent 19," the hijackers who killed 3,000 Americans. You can see the poster advertising the gathering on the group's Web site (www.almahajiroun.com). There's a phone number on the poster. I called it the other day and got an affable chap named Abdul Rehman Saleem. A native Londoner, he sounded as cheery and chirpy as Mary Poppins.</p>