Category: Extremism

Hassan Butt: I’m a professional liar

Al-Qaida fantasist tells court: I’m a professional liar (Guardian website) The Guardian reports on the most egregious of the “ex-extremist” fraternity, who, when the story about having actually been a terrorist got too hot...

Who are the real traitors?

Recently I had an exchange with an old school acquaintance who accused me of defending an enemy of my country, namely Abu Hamza, on my blog. Abu Hamza is currently in jail, having served...

Interview with ‘Shaikh’ Faisal

BBC NEWS | UK | Hate preacher ‘knew 7/7 bomber’ An interesting headline for an interview with “Shaikh” Abdullah Faisal, the extremist Wahhabi preacher who was jailed in the UK in 2003 for incitement...

Omar Bakri expresses dim view of Amir Khan

Today’s Sun (Murdoch-owned London tabloid) led with a front-page story about something Omar Bakri said about Amir Khan. Omar Bakri is the former leader of the disbanded al-Muhajiroun, who ran noisy demonstrations and street-corner...

“Old really is gold”

Terrorism, Stability and Other Personal Thoughts « AE Abu Eesa has an interesting take on the recent phenomenon of turncoat “reformed extremists” who present themselves as some sort of true face of Islam, with...