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Maktabah al Ansar

Maktabah al Ansar was a bookshop in Sparkhill Birmingham which was repeatedly raided by the police in connection with terrorism investigations. Moazzam Begg was the co-owner , and worked in it in 2000, when he was arrested at the bookshop. It was finally closed down following the conviction of its proprietor, Ahmed Faraz for possessing

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Mohammed Gul

Mohammed Gul of Hornchurch, east London, was found guilty of five counts of disseminating terrorist publications on 25 February 2011. The charges related to 30 videos placed on video sharing website YouTube and on the Anti-Imperialist Forum website between March 2008 and January 2009. The BBC reported that: He added jihadi songs to clips from

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Munir Farooqi

Munir Farooqi of Manchester was convicted of preparing terror acts, soliciting to murder and disseminating terrorist literature in 2011.  He had aimed to recruit men for jihad in Afghanistan, where he claimed he had joined the Taliban in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.  He was given four life sentences. At the sentencing hearing, the

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