‘We don’t share your ideas for freedom of speech’

For Irish-born Islamic convert Khalid Kelly, the former leader of Al-Muhajiroun in Ireland, the Charlie Hedbo attack was a symbolic act of retaliation against Western imperialism.


In the hours following the Charlie Hebdo shootings, footage showing one gunman executing a police officer surfaced online. Pointing his index finger upwards to make the sign of Shahada, the declaration of one god, the masked man bellowed “Allahu Akbar. …