Al-Qaeda ‘groomed Abdulmutallab in London’

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Christmas Day airline bomb plot suspect organised a conference under the banner “War on Terror Week” as he immersed himself in radical politics while a student in London, The Times has learnt.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, a former president of the Islamic Society at University College London, advertised speakers including political figures, human rights lawyers and former Guantánamo detainees.

One lecture, Jihad v Terrorism, was billed as “a lecture on the Islamic position with respect to jihad”.

Read it all.

Filed under: * Economics, PoliticsTerrorism* International News & CommentaryAmerica/U.S.A.England / UK* Religion News & CommentaryOther FaithsIslam

Posted December 30, 2009 at 12:46 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. azusa wrote:

Meanwhile, in some English universities crazy lefty activists try to hound out Christian groups for being ‘exclusive, homophobic etc’.
None so blind as the willfully blind.

December 30, 9:02 am | [comment link]
Registered members must log in to comment.

Next entry (above): Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida May Endorse Covenant

Previous entry (below): Churches urged to sell land to solve rural house crisis

Return to blog homepage

Return to Mobile view (headlines)