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Riyadh ul Haq Is The UK’s Bury Burkha

by | 7th, September 2007

ul-haq-riyadh-sheikh060629.jpg WITH Omar Bakri opting for a Mediterranean diet in Lebanon and Abu Hamza cursing the day he forwent a saw in favour of a hook, we have been looking for the UK’s new face of Muslim extremism.

But the Times has what looks like a breakthrough as it profiles Riyadh ul Haq.

Mr ul Haq is on the Times’ front page. His credentials for the role of the UK’s Islamist loon-in-residence are not without weight.

He is said to support armed jihad and preaches “contempt for Jews, Christians and Hindus”. So far, so predictable.

Mr ul Haq was educated at an Islamic seminary in Britain. His sect’s seminary in Bury, Greater Manchester, a bastion of learning, bans art, television, music and chess. It views football as “a cancer that has infected our youth”. (At the time of writing, Bury FC is in Coca-Cola Football League Two Table, and has just lost 2-1 at home to Zionist-controlled Brentford.)

Mr ul Haq is a British imam. As the Times’ front-page picture reveals, he seems to own a people mover (Bakri operated a green Ford Galaxy) and an MP3 player.

Mr ul Haq is poised to become

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