Anjem Choudary: Radical preacher's public speaking ban lifted

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image captionChoudary was jailed successful 2016 and released connected licence 2 years later

Conditions banning extremist preacher Anjem Choudary from nationalist speaking person been lifted.

Choudary, from Ilford successful eastbound London, was jailed for five-and-a-half years successful 2016 aft being convicted of inviting enactment for the Islamic State group.

He headed the Al-Muhajiroun (ALM) network, a now-banned radical supporting an utmost mentation of Islam.

He was released connected licence from HMP Belmarsh successful 2018 and was taxable to much than 20 conditions astatine the time.

As good arsenic being prohibited from nationalist speaking, his net and mobile telephone usage was restricted and helium was banned from being successful interaction with radical who whitethorn beryllium suspected of extremist-related offences without anterior approval.

The erstwhile solicitor had to deterioration an physics tag and abide by a night-time curfew, lone be pre-approved mosques and enactment wrong a acceptable area, arsenic good arsenic adhere to different modular requirements, similar having regular meetings with probation officers.

Police and probation services were among a big of bodies progressive successful monitoring him nether the strategy known arsenic multi-agency nationalist extortion arrangements.

Separate measures saw his sanction added to a UN sanctions list, which meant helium was banned from travelling and had assets frozen.

A elder information root told the Press Association "disruptive measures" had had "a important interaction connected the quality of ALM to propagate their toxic ideology".

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