Anjem Choudary Biography
(Islamist, Political Activist)
Birthday: January 18, 1967 (Capricorn)
Born In: London, England
Anjem Choudary is an Islamist and social and political activist from Britain who was found guilty of amassing support for a proscribed organisation, namely the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, under the Terrorism Act 2000. In the past, he worked as a solicitor and was appointed a spokesperson for Islam4UK, a radical Islamist group that was proscribed under UK’s counter-terrorism laws in January 2010. Originally from London, Choudary studied medicine at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and later law at the University of Southampton. He played an important role in the formation of the Islamist organization, al-Muhajiroun. The group held multiple anti-western demonstrations. After the government of UK made al-Muhajiroun an illegal organization, he helped in creating its intended successor, Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah. He also co-founded Al Ghurabaa, which later got banned as well. Choudary is a vocal supporter of those responsible for the September 11, 2001, and July 7, 2005, attacks and has criticised UK’s role in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. He is an advocate of the implementation of the Sharia law throughout UK, Poland and India, and his actions and beliefs have been rejected by mainstream Muslim groups.