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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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).
Dhar was alleged to have been a key member of al-Muhajiroun, who often traveled around London trying to recruit troubled youths to Islam.
Choudary, who cofounded the now-banned group al-Muhajiroun, is reported to have said: "In the Koran it is not allowed for you to feel sorry for non Muslims.
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.
Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo is thought to have become radicalised during his deepening involvement with Islamist leaders such as Anjem Choudary, who became leader of al-Muhajiroun and its later incarnation Islam4UK.
Stockholm, Dec 19 (ANI): The outlawed Islamist group al-Muhajiroun is openly recruiting near the home of the suicide bomber Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly who blew himself up on a Stockholm street early this month.
Islam4UK - which describes itself as a"platform" for al-Muhajiroun extremists - is planning a parade in Wootton Bassett, Wilts.
Al-Muhajiroun, which has recruited hundreds of fanatics in the Midlands, fell apart in 2004 just months before Bakri was stopped from coming back to the UK under terror laws.
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.
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.