UK Muslim convicted of inciting murder at London protest over Muhammad cartoons

[JURIST] British Muslim Abdul Muhid was convicted in London Wednesday of two counts of inciting murder at a protest outside outside the Danish embassy in London last year. Muhid and associate Anjem Choudary [Wikipedia profile] were charged [JURIST report] last May in connection with a February demonstration protesting the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad [JURIST news archive] in European newspapers. Following public outcry Muhid, Choudary, and three other men were arrested [JURIST report] by British police the following March.

Three of the men, Abdul Saleem, Umran Javed, and Mizanur Rahman [JURIST reports], have since been charged and convicted by British courts. AFP has more.

 

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