Muslim Fundamentalist Who Was Jailed in Britain Kills Eight in ISIS Suicide Attack

Lucy Osborne et al., Daily Mail, November 10, 2014

A British ISIS suicide bomber who has killed eight people was previously jailed for saying gay people should be stoned and burned to death.

Former care worker and father-of-three Kabir Ahmed, 30, said he was prepared to sacrifice his own children ‘a hundred times for Allah’ in his last known interview before driving an explosives-laden truck into an Iraqi police convoy.

He reportedly killed eight people and injured 15 others after blowing himself up in Iraq on Friday.

Just two and a half years earlier, he was the first person to be prosecuted in Britain under laws introduced in March 2010 that ban stirring up hatred due to sexual orientation.

Kabir Ahmed

Kabir Ahmed

Ahmed, who was allegedly brainwashed while studying at the University of East London, had been caught with two friends outside a mosque in Derby handing out leaflets that called for homosexuals to face the death penalty.

The police received hundreds of complaints about the leaflets which locals described as ‘terrifying’. Ahmed was jailed for 15 months, during which time he was given a further conviction for targeting gay people during a pride procession in Derby.

After serving his sentence, Ahmed abandoned his wife Nashira Arif, 28, and their three children 16 months ago to join Islamic group Jund al-Sham in Syria before switching his allegiance to IS.

It was also well known before he left the country that Ahmed had links to Anjem Choudary and the banned British terrorist organisation al-Muhajiroun.

In one interview available online, the jihadi said he was ‘craving martyrdom’.

‘This is more important that my family. I would sacrifice my children 100 times for the sake of Allah,’ he said.

Yesterday, Ahmed’s family told the Mail that authorities in the UK could have stopped him murdering innocents by arresting him at the airport as he left for Syria 16 months ago.

Despite being known to the authorities as an extremist, he had been allowed through airport security last year to join jihadis.

Ahmed, who was known to have links to hate preacher Anjem Choudary, had been calling for terrorist atrocities against the West on Twitter and was being monitored by the US government.

Speaking from his brother Saghir Admed’s terraced house in Derby, one female family member said: ‘He died the day he left us.

‘We are very, very sad that we lost him. But if they had stopped him at the airport he would never have gone in the first place.’

His family are said to be moderate Muslims who were ‘heartbroken’ when he left. A woman at his brother’s house yesterday said they had no idea where he went.

‘He just left us and everybody knows we don’t have contact with him and we haven’t tried to contact him,’ she said.

Ahmed’s mother Nasreen Akhtar, 53, is said to have ‘suffered a huge loss’. Friends said she ‘had nothing to do with how Kabir turned out’.

Speaking in an online interview, Ahmed said it was British and American foreign policy in the Islamic world that had led him to extremism.

‘It wasn’t the videos, it wasn’t the lectures, it wasn’t the books that I was reading. What radicalised me was the Government.

‘The American government, the British government . . . and what they were doing to our people in Iraq and Afghanistan.’

On Friday, Ahmed–also known as Abu Sumayyah al-Britani–killed eight people in an IS suicide bomb attack. He is one of an estimated 500 British jihadis who have travelled to the Middle East to fight for the barbaric terror group.

The group said he drove eight tons of explosives into a group of Shi’ite Muslims in Baiji, northern Iraq. Those murdered included a senior military commander.

An internet message board shows Ahmed and Choudary had communicated online as recently as March, with Ahmed referring to the hate preacher as ‘my brother’.

Speaking from an internet cafe near his terror training camp in Idlib, North West Syria, this summer, he told an online radio show: ‘It’s really, really fun. It’s better than that game Call of Duty. It’s like that but it’s in 3D where everything is happening in front of you.’

A spokesman for the University of East London said it was unlikely that Ahmed had been radicalised while there, since he had only studied there for four months.

‘We can confirm that a Kabir Ahmed studied at UEL between September 2003 and February 2004. He spent barely four months here and that was a decade ago,’ the spokesman said.

‘If this were the same person as is being reported in the media, then we believe it highly improbable that he was either radicalised or brainwashed while at UEL, as has been suggested.

‘Considering the very short time that Mr Ahmed was with us, and that he was convicted of a hate crime almost a decade after leaving UEL, it would suggest that he chose his path away from our university.

‘Here at UEL, we have an excellent record of multi-faith and multi-cultural harmony and equality and diversity. We continue to work closely with the authorities to make sure that radicalisation is neither tolerated nor allowed any room at UEL.

‘If this were the same student, we would, nonetheless, extend our thoughts and condolences to his family at what for them will be a very difficult time.’

A Foreign Office spokesman said: ‘We are aware of reports of the death of a British national in Iraq and are looking into them.’

The Home Office said it would not comment on why Ahmed was allowed out of the country.

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  • benvad

    Glad that thing is dead.

    • Unfortunately, to quote the old Jay Leno “Doritos” commercial, “Go ahead, we’ll make more.” Since their population growth rate looks like the 1990’s stock market, being happy about another nine of them off this mortal coil is a waste of time.

  • B.A_2014

    I hate the term brainwashed. The CIA have tried brainwashing people and failed yet a couple of YouTube videos can apparently brainwash this fuzzy faced ape. I doubt it. He was raised a Muslim, believes in it wholeheartedly and he made, what he sees as a rational decision to blow himself to pieces and take as many infidels (I suspect they were Shia muslims) with him as possible on his way to paradise.

  • No worries. Just let him return and give him rehab.

  • Christorchaos

    “handing out leaflets that called for homosexuals to face the death penalty.”

    A hint to the liberal fascists: when you jail people for thought crimes, they do not stop thinking whatever they were thinking. They just get really REALLY mad and more likely to say “f-it” and off themselves and take a dozen people with them.

    • IstvanIN

      The easiest thing would be to not let uncivilized people in the country in the first place then they wouldn’t need hate speech laws.

      • Christorchaos

        We dont need hate speech laws, regardless. But yes, agreed about not letting them in. But there are a lot of worse problems they cause by coming in than just handing out leaflets. And the crime of “targeting gay people”. Hello? Crimes being void for being vaguely written is a Western value.

    • TheDude

      They didn’t jail him for thought crimes; they jailed him for incitement to murder.

      Incitement to murder: “encouraging, commanding or requesting” the carrying out of a criminal act with the intention that the act is carried out.”

      What that loon did may very well fall under that definition.

      • Christorchaos

        If I hand out leaflets to petition that the government make rape a capital crime again, is that an incitement to murder?

        • TheDude

          Rapists are considered criminal by the government; homosexuals aren’t.

          The man was saying that a group of people deserved death because of what they are. For the state, that’s like saying “black people deserve death for being black.” Even if it’s not incitement to murder, that’s still something close to it. I’m just trying to understand the angle from which he was prosecuted.

          • Christorchaos

            that’s like saying “black people deserve death for being black.”

            No it is not. It is like saying, “criminals deserve death for committing a proscribed act”.

          • TheDude

            Gay sex is a proscribed act? By whom? And most importantly, why? Because thinking about it makes you feel eww and icky? Grow up.

            Nice to see the Taliban wing of the white nationalist movements is still well and alive.

          • Christorchaos

            *You* need to grow up. Intellectually.

          • TheDude

            Right. I’m still waiting as to why gay sex deserves death.

          • Christorchaos

            You are dodging the issue. So goodnight and go back to watching your 90s Hollywood movies that you idolize. “TheDude” indeed!

          • TheDude

            You equated homosexuals with criminals. And unless you have a good reason for it, you’re just a bigot.

          • David Ashton

            I believe that if homosexual adults are free to advocate and engage in various anal practices, heterosexual adults should be free to express their disgust.

  • Let’s see: he thought that homosexuals deserved the death penalty, but ended up giving himself a death penalty, and in the process killed 8 other Muslims who likely shared his opinion about gays. That’s so ironic that nobody could make it up. It’s pretty funny, too.

    • Valmont

      His photo looks kinda gay, in a Third World rough trade kinda way.

  • me

    Jeez, the one time I have a hard time giving a crap about the persecutor or the persecuted. The British have a long history of schoolboy buggery. They turn their collective heads over the Rotherham rape of girl children, but put a maniac to death over threatening ghey men. Go figure. Britain, you have nothing on the city of Gomorrah.

    • Brady

      Actually, when it comes to buggering the Islamic word pretty much has everybody else beat, with the possible exception of the ancient Greeks. The virgininty of unmarried girls is generously guarded there, and getting caught with one generally leads to honor killing. Pederasty is seen as a safer and more ethical alternative.

      • me

        Like most corrupt bigots, the ‘religion of peace’ preaches one thing and does another behind closed doors. I’m aware of the paradox, thank you, but this doesn’t mean that they’re not going to torment openly ghey men and women.

        • With muzzies (like blacks), pitching is acceptable, while catching is abhorrent. Go figure.

          • Christorchaos

            Hmmn. Can’t agree with you that there’s no distinction whatsoever.

          • Whether one is pitching or catching, it is the same ball game.

        • Christorchaos

          “Corrupt bigots”? I think I walked into a Leftist site! (-:

  • IstvanIN

    who was allegedly brainwashed Please, this is what they ALL believe, they don’t need to be brainwashed.

    • Christorchaos

      That’s true. But … a footnote, … buggery was a capital crime in many countries less than a 100 years ago. Was Benjamin Disraeli brainwashed? Frederick von Bismarck?? Lloyd George?? (fill in the blank)????

      Watch what you call “brainwashed”, because it might be applied to thee.

      • IstvanIN

        I don’t think the West ever believed in wholesale murder of non-believers, or gays, or whoever else they believe should be killed, which is just about everybody. It is what they believe and don’t need to be brainwashed into believing it, it is part and parcel of their religion.

        • Ron Cheaters

          Right, They’re not “mad-men”, “brainwashed” or “loonies”.
          They’re self-proclaimed terrorists.
          It really is that simple.

        • Christorchaos

          Why do you have to use exaggerated terms? Why caricature it??

          • IstvanIN

            Exaggerated? Look at Muslims, they love mass murder. What would you call ISIS? Not to mention all the terror attacks. It is in their blood.

        • TheDude

          Then you should google “Northern Crusades”.

          • IstvanIN

            The difference is that we have evolved since the 12th century and they haven’t. Can you understand that or have they already beheaded you?

          • TheDude

            I never said we’re still doing it. Quit strawmanning.

  • IstvanIN

    Ahmed’s mother Nasreen Akhtar, 53, is said to have ‘suffered a huge loss’. So have quite a few REAL British mothers. Friends said she ‘had nothing to do with how Kabir turned out’. Oh really, who raised him then?

  • IstvanIN

    They should throw this man’s ENTIRE family out: wife, mother, kids, siblings, etc.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Queen Elizabeth I, being Queen Elizabeth I, wouldn’t hesitate to throw all Muslims out of Britain.

  • JackKrak

    Mr. Muhammad al-Camel from Turdistan can literally hand out flyers on the street calling for gays to be killed and no journalist will notice because they’re busy working on their feature story about how we are facing an existential societal crisis because a (white, Christian) baker refused to make a cake for a gay wedding.

    You cannot make this stuff up.

    • TheDude

      Actually, he can’t. He was sent to jail for it.

    • Ultimate187

      If it were up to David Cameron, Mr. Muhammad al-Camel would be prime minister.

      • David Ashton

        Mr Chuka Umunna is being seriously proposed to replace Ed Miliband as Leader of the Labor Party.

  • ‘Here at UEL, we have an excellent record of multi-faith and multi-cultural harmony and equality and diversity.

    LIARS! There is no harmony between White Christianity or secularism. Muzzie aggressiveness seeks to destroy both by any means possible, including mass murder. Stop lying, you liberal phonies.

  • John Smith

    This article starts…”A British ISIS suicide bomber…”


    • Samuel Hathaway

      Nothing British about it… He’s just another evil son of Ishmael.

  • So if he returned to Britain after Iraq, say maybe he changed his mind or his detonator malfunctioned, then he’d be allowed back in, wouldn’t be charged with a crime, and would be sent to that “reconditioning” they’re blathering about in the previous article?

    Remind me to stay away from crowds the next time I visit Britain.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    It’s too bad these Islamo-supremacist hatemongers have to kill everyone else instead of just killing themselves.

  • Christorchaos

    Guess what just happened? A moderator removed a post just for evincing my faith in Jesus Christ. If I am not allowed to couch my political thought in the context of my religious views (religion = reality), then my views will be misunderstood. And you know I can no longer be part of this site, right? See ‘ya!

  • KenelmDigby

    I just wish more of them would go over to Iraq and kill themselves.
    At the very least, just think how much money this selfless act has saved the UK taxpayer. Also consider that this Pakistani is no longer able to breed and contribute to the destruction of the British gene pool.

  • I Am Legend

    That’s David Blaine performing his new street magician act.

  • If Abdul was “brainwashed” at the University of East London, it can only have been other Muslims who did so, which leaves the problem right back in the laps of Muslim immigrants like his own mother. Fifty years ago, no such issue existed in Britain.

  • David Ashton

    My comment did not express a desire that homosexuals should die or be killed, but only what it actually said. I have never supported, cheered on, or advocated violence against anyone on account of accidents of nature, in the case of many homosexuals an unfortunate prenatal hormone dosage. I have commented on homosexuality along these lines in previous threads. I do not support the re-criminalization of sodomy in private between consenting adults, and I have male and female inverts among my acquaintances and relatives. Sadly some “gay” activities have resulted in death, and a few “gays” have been responsible for “acts of indecency” against “unfortunate” others.

    I am opposed to (1) medically undesirable practices like “barebacking”, felching, daisy-chaining, and drug-dependence and SM for stimulation, (2) the public flaunting of some “gay” behaviors, (3) propaganda for homosexual “equality” in schools under the otherwise legitimate cover of opposition to bullying, (4) some adverse consequences from “gay marriage” legislation (as distinct from civil contracts), (5) the manifold ideological absurdities and undue educational dominance of “queer theory” and so forth, (6) homosexual conspiracy among politicians and churchmen, & (7) the seduction of minors.

    I acknowledge the contribution that homosexuals have made to western cultural life, notably theater. I have a particularly high regard for Noel Coward.

    I see no reason why “decent” human beings should not listen to “anything else” I have to say on other subjects.

    • Bartholomew_1

      Your comment was made in the context of a discussion about the death penalty for gays. The Muslim in the story was calling for it, and commenter “christorchaos” defended it. Commenter “TheDude” demanded to know what about even the grossest of homosexual acts is worthy of ending another person’s life, and then you jumped into the fray declaring that heterosexual people have a right to express their disgust.

      Express their disgust *how*? Isn’t it obvious from the sub-thread that the particular mode of expression we were talking about was the death penalty? You should read the arguments of others more carefully before implying your support.

      • David Ashton

        I should have added a qualifying rider perhaps for people who jump to false conclusions and then make insulting generalizations, but “careful reading” on your part should not have indicated “murder” as a form of “expression”. So you can take your own advice.