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Radical Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary released from prison

Anjem Choudary continued his hate preaching in jail.

By: Sarwar Alam

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, long a thorn in the side of British authorities, was released from prison on Friday having served half his sentence for encouraging support for the Islamic State group, British media reported. The 51-year-old was jailed for five-and-a-half years in 2016, and will serve the rest of his sentence under strict supervision orders having been released from Belmarsh prison, near London. He is expected to return to his home in Ilford, east of London, although will not be able to use any internet-enabled devices without permission, the BBC reported. Other restrictions are reported to include bans on leaving Britain…

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