A radical pan-Islamist organisation, which calls for the reinstatement of the caliphate and the global imposition of sharia law, has resurfaced in Britain amid the tension between Israel and Palestine.
Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain, which was both David Cameron and Tony Blair tried to have banned in the UK, is reportedly behind a campaign to encourage Muslim armies of the world to “liberate” the Palestinian people in Gaza and the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
The Islamist group organised anti-Israel protests in London and Birmingham last month, according to the Sunday Telegraph, though the paper noted that they tend to downplay their involvement in organising the demonstrations.
While placards in London and Birmingham were seen bearing the name of Hizb ut-Tahrir, a similar protest held in Luton saw activists cover up the name with black tape.
The head of government relations for the Community Security Trust, which monitors anti-Semitism in the UK, Jonny