Tag Archives: Anjem Choudary

News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 5th June 2013

Huffington Post: EDL march with Muslims in Ipswich in memory of Lee Rigby. ‘It might seem a provocative pairing, but when the English Defence League marched with Islamic charity Jimas to pay tribute to Lee Rigby, the protest was peaceful. Since the Woolwich attack, the far-right group has clashed with anti-fascist organisations in marches organised in response to the killing.’ The […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 24th May 2013

BBC News: Woolwich attack ‘incredibly hard’ to stop. ‘Preventing the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby outside Woolwich Barracks would have been “incredibly hard”, an ex-senior intelligence officer has said. The UK’s security services face a Commons inquiry after it was confirmed the two men arrested over his murder were known to MI5 for eight years.’ Comment: […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 15th May 2013

East London Advertiser: English Defence League plans march through Tower Hamlets. ‘Far right group the English Defence League has announced plans to march through Tower Hamlets this summer. The group unveiled dates for a series of marches on social networking site Facebook on Monday, with protestors planning to come to the East End on August 24. […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 4th March 2013

The Guardian: EDL march in Manchester sees handful of arrests. ‘A march by the far-right English Defence League in Manchester on Saturday closed much of the city centre to traffic, but passed off with only a handful of arrests after a smaller than expected turnout. Around 300 police officers were on hand to monitor what had been called a “national […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 18th February

The Telegraph: Muslim preacher urges followers to claim ‘Jihad Seeker’s Allowance’. ‘A Muslim preacher is secretly filmed urging followers to take benefits from the state to fund a holy war. Anjem Choudary was secretly filmed mocking non-Muslims for working in 9-5 jobs their whole lives, and told followers that some revered Islamic figures had only ever […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 30.11.12

The Guardian: Police officers cleared of alleged racism. ‘A police officer who admitted saying a black man looked like a monkey and another who allegedly told a black colleague that she was “going home to cook bananas” have both been cleared of using threatening words or behaviour. The Metropolitan police constables Kevin Hughes, 36, and David Hair, 42, […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 21.11.12

Irish Independent: Man arrested in Alan Ryan funeral shooting probe. ‘A man in his 40s has been arrested as part of the investigation into a Real IRA show of strength at the funeral of one of its key figures. The suspect was detained by officers investigating the paramilitary colour party opening fire over Alan Ryan’s Tricolour-draped […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 07.11.12

BBC News: Robert McCartney murder: Padraic Wilson granted bail. ‘Leading republican Padraic Wilson has been released on conditional bail. He had been remanded in custody after being charged with offIRaences in relation to the murder of Robert McCartney in 2005. He has been charged with IRA membership and addressing a meeting to encourage support for the […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 20.09.12

Extremis Project: Anjem Choudary and a new group calling itself ‘The Defenders of the Prophet’ have called a demonstration this Friday at 3pm outside the French Embassy in London following the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed naked in a French satirical magazine. In response Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League has announced a counter […]

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