Anjem Choudary: Hate preacher pocketing 25,000 a year in benefits calls on fanatics to live off the state

'Claim jobseeker's allowance and plan holy war': Hate preacher pocketing 25,000 a year in benefits calls on fanatics to live off the stateAnjem Choudary called benefits 'Jihadseeker's allowance'The extremist told followers they must hate democracy and freedomAlso listed bizarre sharia laws, including 'not riding cats and sheep' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:22 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 17 February 2013 Anjem Choudary has been recorded telling followers to claim benefits as part of their struggle to bring sharia law to the UK A controversial Muslim cleric who lives off benefits is urging his followers to also sponge off UK taxpayers by claiming their 'Jihadseeker's allowance'. Anjem Choudary, who in the past has planned to disrupt the minute's silence on Remembrance Sunday, also openly mocked hard-working Britons, calling them 'slaves'. The Sun newspaper secretly filmed him saying Islam will overrun Europe, David Cameron and Barack Obama should be killed and calling the Queen 'ugly'.

Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip "kidnapped extremist" of British citizenship

Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip 'kidnapped extremist' of British citizenship Mahdi Hashi, 23, went missing in Somalia and is now on trial in New YorkHis lawyers claim the Home Secretary's order put him at risk | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May is to face a court challenge over her decision to strip a British man of his citizenship just weeks before he was allegedly kidnapped by American forces and put on trial in New York. Lawyers for Mahdi Hashi, 23, who went missing in Somalia in the summer, are to ask judges to overturn Mrs May’s order which, they say, left him stateless and at the mercy of US secret agents.

Sandy Hook shooting: Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside school

Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside Sandy Hook Elementary school to celebrate God 'executing his judgement' in horrific shooting rampage that killed 20 children and 6 adults | UPDATED: 10:46 GMT, 16 December 2012 The tight-knit community of Newtown, Connecticut is numb in the aftermath of the heart-wrenching massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday when a gunman killed 20 young students, all aged six and seven, in addition to six adults. As families mourn the lives that were cut short in this unspeakable horror, an extremist group has announced they plan to congregate at the scene of the tragedy and offer praise to God for 'executing his judgement' – an unthinkable act amidst the sorrow overwhelming the quiet town. A member from the Westboro Baptist Church, an unaffiliated religious group that self-identifies as a church, said on Saturday the group will picket the school in a so-called praise service, while the rest of the nation struggles to move forward after the tragedy.