Genuinely dangerous’ Islamist preacher released from British prison

By Karla Adam

LONDON — Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary was released from prison Friday, prompting concerns that his new freedom could spark extremist activity.

Described by Britain’s prison minister as “genuinely dangerous,” Choudary, 51, was jailed in 2016 for encouraging support for the Islamic State. He was automatically eligible for release after serving half of his prison sentence and will be subject to a number of restrictions during the remainder of his sentence.

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