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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - 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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Al-Muhajiroun was formed in 1983 by hate preacher Omar Bakri, who is currently in prison in Lebanon for terror offenses.
A source said: "Al-Muhajiroun has a huge network dotted all over the UK."
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.
Al-Muhajiroun's Syrian-born founder Omar Bakri was banished from Britain in 2005.
The investigation also highlights links between Mr Choudary's al-Muhajiroun network and the perpetrators of several major terrorist attacks, including the 7/7 suicide bombings in London.
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.
One of them had frequented meetings by the nowbanned Islamist group Al-Muhajiroun, its UK leader said.
"Mujahid was a strong character, but I remembers years back Foreign Policy would bring him to tears - then he just went quiet." Al-Muhajiroun Anjem Choudary, the head of the banned Islamist group al-Muhajiroun, also knew Adebolajo by the name Mujahid for about a decade.
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.
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.
The pivot of Baxter's study is the live and career of al-Muhajiroun's founder Omar Bakri Muhammad.