Gilani has been directly linked by court documents to Jamaat ul-Fuqra or “community of the impoverished”, an organization that seeks to “purify” Islam through violence.
No small potatoes in the world of radical Islam, Gilani has rubbed shoulders with various members of the terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah, their mullah backers, and even Osama bin Laden himself. He has trained fighters for the battlefields of Kashmir, Chechnya and Bosnia. Gilani was in Pakistani custody for the abduction of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, but was released.
“Terror camp leader Atilla Ahmet sang a “Jihad Calypso” song to a children’s party, telling them, “Come Mr. Taliban, come and bomb England”, a court heard. Atilla Ahmet, who has already pleaded guilty to soliciting murder, sang the words to the tune of the Banana Boat Song.” (thisislondon.co.uk, Oct. 12, 2007). “His next lines were: “Before the daylight come, you wanna see 10 Downing Street done. Hey Mr. Taliban, boom, boom, boom. Come bomb England. Allah willing. It will be done.”
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