Anwar al-Awlaki

Anwar al-Awlaki is an American citizen and former Imam of the Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Great Falls, Virginia, where his congregants included three of the 9/11 hijackers. He currently lives in Yemen.

The Shadow Home Secretary has recently promised that a Conservative government will crack down on all types of extremists, including the ‘non-violent’ ones.  At the Tory conference yesterday he made two specific promises.