Category: Hizb ut Tahrir

Islamic Supremacist Group Holds First U.S. Conference

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.

Dutch MP gets death threats over Mohammed caricatures

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

Islamic group in secret plan to recruit UK students

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.