Hate preacher asks Britain’s Queen to convert to Islam

A Muslim preacher has sparked controversy after asking for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to convert to his faith.

Anjem Choudary claims the only way the 83-year-old monarch, who is head of the Church of England, will be sure of a place in heaven is if she becomes Muslim.
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Choudary, who is close to Islamic radical Omar Bakri, also spoke out about the upcoming UK election, due to take place next year.

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He said: “Britain does not need a new leader, it needs a revolution – an Islamic revolution.”
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– Source / Full Story: Queen Elizabeth asked to convert to Islam, Bang Media, Oct. 19, 2009 — Summarized by Religion News Blog

He also wants to see senior members of the Government switching faiths.

Choudary, a key henchman of rabble rousing cleric Omar Bakri, said: “We invite everyone from the Queen, to the ministers, to the Parliament, to the aristocracy, to the ordinary person in Britain to embrace Islam.
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Labour MP Andrew Dismore said: “It’d be laughable if we didn’t know that some take this man seriously.” A Muslim group branded Choudary an “extremist nut”.

– Source / Full Story: Hate preacher tells Queen: Turn Muslim, Simon Hughes, The Sun (UK), Oct. 19, 2009 — Summarized by Religion News Blog

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