Anjem Choudary

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Anjem Choudary
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Choudary in 2011
Spokesman for Islam4UK
In office
November 2008 – 14 January 2010
Personal details
Born (1967-01-18) 18 January 1967 (age 53)
Welling, London, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Spouse(s)
Rubana Akhtar (Akhgar) (m. 1996)
Children4
Alma mater
ProfessionSolicitor
ReligionIslam (Salafi)[1][2][3][4]

Anjem Choudary (Urdu: انجم چودهرى‎; born 1967) is a British former solicitor and Islam preacher. He was the leader and spokesman for the Islamist group Islam4UK until it was banned under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Choudary was born in Welling, London to Pakistani parents. He is married to Rubana Akhtar. As of 2006, the couple have three children.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Coker, Margaret; Gross, Jenny. "Islamic Preacher Anjem Choudary Charged in U.K. With Inviting Support of Terror". The Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
  2. Rabasa, Angel; Benard, Cheryl (2014-10-27). Eurojihad: Patterns of Islamist Radicalization and Terrorism in Europe. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781316062685.
  3. Aridi, Sara. "Islamic preacher charged with promoting ISIS in UK". The Christian Science Monitor. ISSN 0882-7729. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
  4. "Anjem Choudary: the British extremist who backs the caliphate". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 13 June 2017. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
  5. "The unholy past of the Muslim cleric demanding the Pope's execution". London Evening Standard. 19 September 2006. Retrieved 28 February 2014.

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