Has al-Muhajiroun been underestimated?

One of the London Bridge attackers was a follower of the banned al-Muhajiroun network. But has the UK been guilty of not taking the Islamist group seriously enough?

The man in a white robe with the microphone at the front of the hall addressed his audience of al-Muhajiroun supporters. Even with cameras there, he didn’t hold back.

“When Tony Blair came out, George Bush came out at the same time and he said: ‘Are you with us or you’re with the terrorists?’ What did we Muslims say?”

He paused for effect.

“We’re not with you, we’re with the… terrorists.” The audience finished his sentence for him and cries of Allahu Akbar [God is great] echoed around the room.

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