By Abdul Haqq Baker
Baker offers a distinct insider standpoint on components affecting British Muslim converts and their susceptibility to violent radicalisation, together with firsthand debts of convicted terrorists Richard Reid (the 'Shoe Bomber'), Zacarius Moussaoui (the twentieth Sept. 11 bomber), and Abdullah el-Faisal who's purported to were a radicalising impact.
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The Brixton Muslim community therefore remained suspect, despite its efforts to be transparent and cooperative. Three months after the 9/11 attacks, Brixton Mosque was thrust into the unprecedented position of defending its socially conservative adherence and practice of Islam while distinguishing itself from violent extremism. However, suspicions in the Anti-Terrorist Branch regarding the mosque as an extremist conduit were substantiated, as far as they were concerned, by ensuing events which highlighted Richard Reid, aka the ‘Shoe Bomber’, as a British Muslim convert who had, like Moussaoui, also attended Brixton Mosque.
This book aims to examine the validity of such assertions when considering the case studies in Chapter 6. 7) incorporate the existing models discussed below, and illustrate the signiﬁcance of the primary research question within the context of this entire research. 6) shows the positioning of the Salaﬁ community at the neck of the funnel where the ‘gravitational pull, translated in this context, as extremist propaganda, intensiﬁes. 1, particularly at a stage when Muslim youth are considered most susceptible to violent extremism.
Fearing the worst, appeals were made by many of the community groups in Lambeth to ﬁnd a solution to the impending crisis. The mosque leadership and self-appointed ‘Committee of Elders’ agreed to select a group of independent arbiters to convene over the issue as to who should lead the community. The existing leadership’s removal was almost a foregone conclusion and came as no surprise to all parties involved. However, the surprise was the unanimous request of the non-Salaﬁ representation that another Salaﬁ be appointed leader of the mosque and community again.