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MA Middle Eastern Studies. He later drifted away from his parents’ teachings, and, at the age of sixteen, was encouraged by a student to attend classes at the East London Mosqueand later joined the Young Muslim Organisation YMO downloqd, part of the Islamic Forum Europe.

Archived from the original on 25 April Other groups such as the Islamist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir[26] the Salafimanhaj. Views Read View form View source View history.

The book was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing. Respond to the Protests in the Middle East?

A few months later he was influenced to join a circle of Hizb ut-Tahriran Islamist group which called for a Caliphatein whose activities he participated for around five years. The Islamist Book cover of The Islamist.

The Islamist

Without doubt, the US islamis right to remove bin Laden, but it is wrong to think that his death will weaken al-Qaeda. Despite Saudi separation of the genders, the lack of respect for women is far worse than in the UK or “secular” Muslim Syria according to Husain. Retrieved from ” https: I want bomb big boom in London, again.

It was there that he was influenced by the spiritual side of Islam and later by scholars who helped convince him to leave the Islamist groups. What happens over there matters here.

Ed Husain – Wikispooks

They later they moved to Saudi Arabiawhere he worked for the British Council. The book has been “much-praised,” [40] although the praise has not been unanimous.

If we failed, we ensured that there was sufficient heckling to effect maximum disruption. Husain now strongly criticizes these groups, although Hizb ut-Tahrir categorically denied that he was ever given membership in the party.

In The IslamistHusain describes how he became an Islamic fundamentalist at the age of As Charles Colson, chief counsel to President Nixon, once said, if dosnload grab them by the balls, the hearts and minds will follow’.

Ed Husain – Wikipedia

Retrieved 19 July He is opposed to the international boycott of Israel by activists, stating downloav The New York Times that:. Husain’s book, The Islamist was a finalist for the George Orwell prize for political writing. Habibur Rahman’s purpose had now become clear: Ed Husain Ed Husain in Looking back, Husain also complains of feeling Islamists often misrepresented themselves or important facts.

Redirected from Ed hussain. It was during his studies at Newham College in that he decided to leave the group. However, Husain criticized the September extrajudicial killing of American citizen Anwar al-Awlakiexplaining that it is “counterproductive to defeating terrorism in the long term because it demolishes the very values that America stands for: Martin Amis wrote that “Ed Husain has written a persuasive and stimulating book.

United Kingdom portal Bangladesh portal Biography portal Islam portal. Husain advocates American soft power and leadership in modelling democracy. In supermarkets I only had to be away from Faye [his wife] for five minutes and Saudi men would hiss or whisper obscenities as they thee past.

It was a harrowing experience.