Hizb ut-Tahrir

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Noun1.Hizb ut-Tahrir - the most popular and feared Islamic extremist group in central Asia; advocates `pure' Islam and the creation of a worldwide Islamic state
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
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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Pakistan, a nuclear-armed country teeming with disgruntled Muslims, is a strategic priority for Hizb ut-Tahir, ex-members and analysts said.
What he actually said was: "I do NOT hold with banning the BNP and Hizb ut-Tahir." Apologies (Page 2, August 9).
The Hizb ut-Tahir party, which devotes itself to a struggle against the 'disbelieving imperialists' of the West is banned in Germany, Holland and Russia but was able to hold a conference at Aston thanks presumably to Britain's liberal traditions of free speech.