Muslim Convert Richard Dart Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges
Again and again, we find Muslim converts engaged in terrorism. However, since all ideologies have their radicals, we should probably ignore the fact that Islam, unlike other ideologies, specifically commands its adherents to violently subjugate unbelievers. Perhaps if we continue ignoring what Muhammad taught, his teachings will simply go away.
United Kingdom (Huffington Post)--Muslim convert Richard Dart has admitted terrorism charges at the Old Bailey.
Dart, Imran Mahmood and Jahangir Alom pleaded guilty on Friday to preparing for terrorism or assisting another in terrorism, between July 2010 and July last year.
Dart, 29, of Broadway, Ealing, west London, Mahmood, 21, from Dabbs Hill Lane, Northolt, west London, and Alom, 26, of Abbey Road, Stratford, east London, were arrested in July last year.
The charges said they traveled to Pakistan for terror training, traveled abroad to commit acts of terrorism and provided information about travel to Pakistan, terrorism training and operational security while there.
They appeared before Mr Justice Simon by prison video-link for a plea and case management hearing. The men had been due to face trial next month.
Dart, the son of teachers from Dorset, appeared in a BBC Three documentary made by his stepbrother after Dart converted to Islam.
In the film, My Brother The Islamist, Dart was said to have been turned into an extremist in months after joining the Muslims Against Crusades group.
Dart, who was said to have changed his name of Salahuddin al-Britani, had reportedly worked as a police community support officer and a BBC security guard.
The three bearded men were remanded in custody for reports before being sentenced on a date to be fixed.
The case against them was that they intended to go to Pakistan to a terrorist camp to be trained for acts of terrorism in the UK and abroad.source