al-Muhajiroun


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Noun1.al-Muhajiroun - a hard-line extremist Islamic group in Great Britain who support bin Laden and other terrorist groups
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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However, we would like to declare that after almost 15 years since the establishment of Al-Muhajiroun, and five years since its disbandment, it is to be relaunched in the United Kingdom and to resume its activities as normal.
Like Javed, Omar Sharif, 27, also reportedly had links to al-Muhajiroun.
Mr Keeler was joined at the launch of the new group by Anjem Choudary, the former UK head of Al-Muhajiroun, Abu Yahya, Abu Izzadeen and Abu Uzair.
Last October, Bakri Mohammed announced he was disbanding Al-Muhajiroun in the interests of unity in the Muslim world, and has since adopted a lower profile.
Abdul Rehman Saleem, another leading figure in al-Muhajiroun, said: "If they listen to these demands we may not have a September 11 in the UK.
Last night as victims' relatives and moderate Muslims condemned the posters, Al-Muhajiroun leader Sheikh Omar Bakri - nicknamed the Ayatollah of Tottenham - continued to gloat.
It has links with another Al-Muhajiroun successor, al-Ghurabaa, whose leader was arrested during extremist protests against the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
Mitch Simmons, of the Union of Jewish Students, said: "Groups such as Hizb ut-Tahrir and al-Muhajiroun pose a serious threat and Dundee is one of the campuses being monitored by our group.
He split from the group in 1996 and created Al-Muhajiroun (The Eyes and Ears of the Muslims), which praised the 'Magnificent 19' hijackers after the September 11 atrocities.
Abu Uzair, a former member of al-Muhajiroun now understood to be part of its successor organisation, the Saviour Sect, said the atrocities in the US were 'magnificent'.
As reported exclusively in the Examiner last month Lindsay, who grew up in Rawthorpe, is believed to have been involved in an attempt to set up an al-Muhajiroun cell in Birkby.
Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed, spiritual leader of the Islamic group al-Muhajiroun, is to talk at an Islamic conference being held at the Temple of Peace in Cathays Park, on Sunday June 15.