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Banned Islamist group is using children as young as 13 to peddle books supporting suicide bombing and jihad in Britain

Banned Islamist group is using children as young as 13 to peddle books supporting suicide bombing and jihad in Britain

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
29/09/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 
  • Group allowed a 13-year-old to sell pamphlets comparing Westerners to animals
  • This is despite founder, Hizb ut-Tahrir’s claim only over-16s can ‘engage’ in work 
  • Terrorism experts called on Government to ban group for ‘radicalising children’

An extreme Islamist group banned in more than a dozen countries is using children as young as 13 to peddle books supporting suicide bombing and jihad in Britain. Hizb ut-Tahrir, which wants to establish an with Sharia law, has been holding a series of ‘roadshows’ across the country. An undercover reporter who attended a number of the meetings was sold books suggesting suicide strikes are acceptable, and others saying jihad was ‘compulsory’ to spread the message of Islam. The group allowed a 13-year-old to sell pamphlets comparing Westerners to animals over their ‘filthy promiscuity’ and urging followers to shun British culture.