‘Burn, burn USA,’ he yells from his prime spot at the front of one of the most notorious rallies in recent times.
…As the remainder of the flag burns on the ground, Mr Hussen chants ‘Allahu Akbar’.
…Mr Hussen – the father of one of the three schoolgirls who fled Britain to join Islamic State – then turns his attention to a burning Israeli flag on the floor and begins to chant and gesture toward it.
…He is one of a dozen fanatics standing behind a banner which proclaims: ‘The followers of Mohammed will conquer America.’ Behind him, hundreds of fanatics repeatedly chant incendiary slogans while holding menacing black jihadi flags.
Among the rabble-rousers was notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary, who has led a number of Islamist groups that were subsequently banned.
Alongside him stood Michael Adebowale, one of the two Muslim converts who murdered and almost beheaded Fusilier Lee Rigby in the name of Allah eight months later.
…But last month Mr Hussen gave evidence to Parliament refusing to accept any responsibility for the three
schoolgirls’ actions, instead seeking to blame the police, teachers, Turkish officials and others.
In an extraordinary exchange at the home affairs select committee, Mr Hussen, who was with the families of the other two girls, denied even knowing what Islamic radicalisation was.
…‘As for me, I don’t know the symptoms even — what radicalisation is,’ he told MPs. h/t