Anjem Choudary

British Muslim social and political activist

Anjem Choudary (Urdu: انجم چودهرى‎; born 1967) is a British former solicitor and Islam preacher. He was the leader and spokesman for the Islamist group Islam4UK until it was banned under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Anjem Choudary
انجم چودهرى
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Anjem Choudary on 30 July 2011.
Former spokesman for Islam4UK
In office
November 2008 – 14 January 2010
Personal details
Born1967 (age 52–53)
Welling, London, England
Spouse(s)Rubana Akhtar
ResidenceIlford, London, England
Alma materUniversity of Southampton

Choudary was born in Welling, London to Pakistani parents. He is married to Rubana Akhtar. As of 2006, the couple have three children.[1]


  1. "The unholy past of the Muslim cleric demanding the Pope's execution". London Evening Standard. 19 September 2006. Retrieved 28 February 2014.

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