Posted by: becketfund | January 12, 2010

UK: Government Bans Islamic Group with Ties to al-Qaeda

LONDON – The British government has banned Islam4UK, an Islamist group notorious for glorifying al-Qaeda and tied to terror plots at home and abroad, but its Lebanon-based spiritual leader promised to reorganize under a different name, which the group has done before when faced with previous governmental restrictions the AP reported on January 12.  The ban came, in part, after Islam4UK’s British leader, Anjem Choudary, threatened to organize a march of hundreds of protesters through the streets of a small market town known for honoring British soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

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