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CRT Editorial
September 7, 2016

The menace of Choudary is at last behind bars

Henry Jackson Society
Douglas Murray

Originally published in the Express.

After years of convening, inspiring and inciting radical Muslims across Britain, Anjem Choudary has finally been found guilty in a British court of encouraging support for ISIS. He is now facing up to ten years in prison.

Many people will be wondering why he was not convicted of something similar years ago. But everybody in Britain will be pleased that he will no longer be among us.

I must admit to being especially pleased. Over the last decade Anjem Choudary and I were occasional sparring partners and on each occasion that we sparred it was deeply unpleasant.

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Douglas Murray

About Douglas Murray

A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, he previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, which monitors extremism in Britain. Murray is the author of numerous publications including, "Victims of Intimidation: Freedom of Speech within Europe's Muslim Communities". A columnist for Standpoint magazine, he writes for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. Murray is an expert on Islamist extremism and UK foreign policy. He recently published a book on the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

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