al-Muhajiroun


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a hard-line extremist Islamic group in Great Britain who support bin Laden and other terrorist groups

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The perpetrators of the 2013 murder of British soldier Lee Rigby were linked to Al-Muhajiroun, as was at least one of the extremists involved in the June 2017 terror attack at London Bridge, in which eight people were killed and 48 injured.
group having Research by think-tank the Henry Jackson Society suggests 25 per cent of those convicted of Islamist-inspired terror in the UK from 1999 to 2015 were directly linked to al-Muhajiroun - higher than those connected to al-Qaeda (10 per cent) and Islamic State (5 per cent).
"He sounds a bit like Abu Rumaysah [Dhar] from Al-Muhajiroun videos.
Fanatics Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, who were jailed earlier this year for the brutal slaying of Fusilier Lee Rigby, were both seen at demonstrations organised by al-Muhajiroun. Anti-extremism campaigners Hope Not Hate welcomed the arrests.
Hope Not Hate normally campaigns against far-right extremists, but it said it had broadened its scope to include Islamist extremists because the al-Muhajiroun groups had a "track record of publicly expressing" racism, sexism, homophobia and anti-Semitism.
Qadir Baksh, chairman of the Luton Islamic Centre, said he suspected that in those days, Storm was "propped up" by al-Muhajiroun.
Al-Muhajiroun's members are followers of the radical cleric Omar Bakri Muhammad, who is being held in jail in Lebanon on terrorism charges, and are led locally by Ishtiaq Alamgir or Sword of Islam, a former inland revenue accountant.
When worldwide protests erupted over the publication of cartoons in Denmark depicting the prophet Muhammad, the Islamic Thinkers, who have ties to the radical Muslim group Al-Muhajiroun, were among the more than 1,000 Muslims protesting in Manhattan near the Danish consulate on February 17.
Muslim convert Simon Sulayman Keeler was speaking at the launch of Ahl ul-Sunnah Wa al-Jamma, which is the new vehicle for the ex-leadership of Al-Muhajiroun. In August, Prime Minister Tony Blair announced plans to ban Al-Muhajiroun, whose spiritual leader, the radical cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed, is currently in Lebanon and barred from Britain.
The organisations, including militant al-Muhajiroun, which supports suicide bombings, are said to be targeting students at campuses in Newcastle, Durham and Sund-erland.
He split from Hizb ut-Tahrir in 1996 and created Al-Muhajiroun, which praised the "Magnificent 19" hijackers after September 11.
But Liverpool students are refusing to allow members of Al-Muhajiroun access to their Freshers' Fairs.
Adebolajo, 33, was in Choudary's banned Al-Muhajiroun group and now reportedly blames the hate preacher for twisting "Qital [killing] verses" in the Koran.
Abu Rumaysah was arrested in September 2014 - when he was 31 - along with eight other men as part of an investigation into alleged support of the banned extremist group al-Muhajiroun.
His social media posts became more extreme as he was drawn into banned extremist group al-Muhajiroun, set up by hate preacher Anjem Choudary.