Anjem Choudary is among the most high-profile jihadists in the United Kingdom. He has expressed admiration for Osama Bin Laden, the 9/11 hijackers and the bombers that struck London on July 7, 2005. He is a co-founder of al-Muhajiroun, a group supportive of Al-Qaeda. After it disbanded, Choudary then led Islam4UK until it was banned by the British government. He is part of a campaign that recently declared parts of London as “Sharia Zones.” Anjem describes himself as a “Lecturer in Shari’ah Law and Manager of the Shari’ah Court of the UK.”
Ryan Mauro: Can you explain to our readers what you are specifically fighting for?
Anejm Choudary: In the name of Allah, Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem. As a Muslim, the sole aim for us in life is to please Allah (SWT) in everything that we do, whether that be in our relationship with our wife and children, or with our neighbours or even in the foreign policy of an Islamic State….
…the authority of the Ummah (Muslims) was over the whole of it, i.e. over the whole world including the USA, Russia, China, India etc. This is something Muslims must believe in and try to realize through their daw’ah (propagation of Islam) and through the establishment of the Khilafah (the Islamic State) whose foreign policy will be jihad to remove all obstacles in the way of the implementation of Islam (i.e. the sharia) everywhere.