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December 21, 2004
Death To The Infidel! And Where The Hell Is My Money?

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, currently in jail in Britain for incitement to murder and subject of an American extradition effort for terrorist activities, wants the West to pay. Specifically, he wants Britain to pay for the welfare benefits he claims that are owed him:

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, who is in a British jail on incitement to murder charges, is to sue welfare officials for thousands of pounds in extra state benefits.

Hamza, who is due in court next month on incitement to murder charges, claims he has been denied benefits worth 200 pounds a week for nearly three years, The Sun newspaper said Tuesday.

His family are already taking in benefits worth over 1,000 pounds a week, it said.

Meanwhile, he is kept at the taxpayers' expense in jail, has his own personal nurse and even received a new hook worth 5,000 pounds, which is in place of his missing hand.

A jail source was quoted as saying: "He has a cheek."

He's in that Britis h jail for demanding the death of non-Muslims -- specifically but not exclusively Jews -- during sermons to his congregation. He wants the radical view of the ummah, a world run by Islam where non-Muslims are either dead or dhimmi, slaves to their Muslim masters. However, in the meantime, he doesn't mind taking our money and being on the dole.

In fact, it appears his family does quite well on British charity -- much better than we can expect to do on Islamic charity if Hamza and his Islamofascist buddies get their way.

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Posted by Ed Morrissey at December 21, 2004 4:58 AM

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Cheeky bastard: UK radical in jail for incitement to murder infidels, not just Jews, is suing the UK government for back welfare benefits he's 'due' since his incarceration. Meanwhile his family gets 1000 gbp a week (that's about 50k a year and equival... [Read More]

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