Found this interesting piece from Fox News on Lori Hendry's Facebook page:
A prominent Islamist preacher in Britain faces up to 10 years in prison after he was convicted in July of inviting support for ISIS – a verdict that was only made public Tuesday after a judicially-imposed reporting ban.
Anjem Choudary, a 49-year-old preacher notable for frequent sparring sessions on Fox News’ “Hannity,” was convicted at Old Bailey after he swore an oath of allegiance to ISIS and encouraged others to support the group, Sky News reported. He’s set to be sentenced in September.
Choudary praised Osama bin Laden after the Sept. 11 attacks and the 2005 London transport system bombings. He’s also been closely linked to one of the two Islamic extremists who killed British soldier Lee Rigby in 2013.
“If people are implementing the Sharia, then I cannot shy away from what the divine text says in relationship to that,” Choudary told Sky News the night before he was found guilty. “If you cannot say when you believe in something and you cannot share that view, then you don’t really have freedom to express yourself in this county.”
It took a jury fewer than three days of deliberation to convict Choudary and co-defendant Mizanur Rahman, 32. But the verdict was kept under wraps due to another trial to which Choudary was connected. READ MORE...