The Islamic dervish, according to the Daily Express, is called the March 4 Islam and will take place later this month. Its sponsor is a radical outfit called Islam 4 UK, which is led by a friend of terrorism, Muslim imam Anjem Choudary. For Islam 4 UK, Britain must change to suit Muslims; Muslims must not change to suit Britain.
The group calls the House of Commons, where the parade will start, the “very place where the lives of millions of people in the UK are changed and it is from here where unjust wars are launched.” Next, the Muslims will head for 10 Downing Street, the home of the British Prime Minister, to “call for the removal of the tyrant Gordon Brown from power.” Finally, the paper reports, Londoners will see this army of Allah at Trafalgar Square to show “in the heart of London the need for Shari’ah in society.”
“We hereby request all Muslims in the United Kingdom …,” the group says, “to join us and collectively declare that as submitters to Almighty Allah, we have had enough of democracy and man-made law and the depravity of the British culture. On this day we will call for a complete upheaval of the British ruling system its members and legislature, and demand the full implementation of Shari’ah in Britain.”
Choudary is a familiar face in Britain. In March, he and his group disrupted a homecoming parade in Luton, just outside London, for British soldiers returning from duty in Afghanistan. He has called upon Muslims to hide evidence of terrorism, and Choudary called the British GIs cowards and a “vile parade of brutal murderers.” He also believes that it is permissible to hate and murder non-Muslims because they are non-believers sinning against Allah. The cleric also has called for the execution of Pope Benedict XVI.
The Daily Express reports that thousands of readers contacted the paper to say the protest should be cancelled.