Category: Hizb ut Tahrir
A group committed to establishing an international Islamic
empire and reportedly linked to Al Qaeda
is stepping up its Western recruitment efforts by holding its first official conference in the U.S.
Hizb ut-Tahrir insists that it does not engage in terrorism, and it is not recognized by the State Department as a known terror group. But some terrorism experts say it may be even more dangerous than many groups that are on the terror list.
Despite a national consensus that a democratic system of government is the best solution for Indonesia, an Islamist group says democracy is one of the main reasons why the country is lagging behind others.
The radical Islamists of Hizb ut-Tahrir (Party of Liberation) who met in Lakemba to cheer speakers calling for a global Islamic state, which somehow did not include Australia, raised a number of issues.
Prime Minister John Howard and Attorney-General Philip Ruddock have refused to outlaw Hizb ut-Tahrir, whose controversial push to drum up support among Australian Muslims to create an Islamic superstate has sparked outrage from the NSW Government.
An unlikely alliance of radical Muslims and the Attorney-General, Philip Ruddock, has rejected Morris Iemma’s call to ban the Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
A radical Muslim cleric has urged hundreds of supporters meeting in Sydney’s south-west to join a global push to create an Islamic utopia.
A Sydney council has cancelled a town hall booking for a radical Islamic conference, claiming its host, Hizb ut-Tahrir, has incited hatred at similar evens in the past.
A leading member of an extremist Islamic group is working as a senior official at the Home Office, it has emerged.
AMSTERDAM � Independent Dutch MP Geert Wilders has received 40 death threats by email within two days for reproducing the controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on his website. Wilders said he was shocked by the number of threats but he would not be silenced. A leading critic of aspects of Islam and immigration in the Netherlands, Wilders went into hiding after the murder of filmmaker Theo van Gogh in November 2004. Wilders later returned to work but still has bodyguards. Last week Wilders placed the cartoons on his website in a show of solidarity with the artist and
Revealed: how ‘banned’ militants are going under cover on British campuses A leading radical Islamist group which Tony Blair wants to ban is recruiting “vulnerable” young Muslim students at British universities under several cover names, The Independent on Sunday can reveal. Hizb ut-Tahrir, banned from campuses by the National Union of Students, has set up front organisations at more than a dozen universities with innocuous-sounding names such as the Ideological Society, the Millennium Forum and the New World Society. They have secured access to freshers’ fairs across the country and will receive funding from student unions to help them operate.