Skip to comments.Counter-Terror Intelligence: Citizens Doing The Job Government Won't Do
Posted on 07/02/2007 7:10:26 AM PDT by Valin
Soon after Sept. 11 terror attacks, I started a web-site called www.islamic-news.co.uk with a friend based in America. The web-site published radical Islamic web links that led the user straight onto other terrorist sites. The goal was to try to come in contact with terror leaders and budding Jihadists. Almost immediately, the plan began paying dividends with Abu Hamza, a major British Jihadist with links to al-Qaida being the biggest fish we helped nab.
To contact Abu Hamza I used the name Pervez Khan when we exchanged emails and spoke on the phone. I contacted other site owners like the Kashmir Media Service http://www.kmsnews.org/ and was soon placed on their press list. When the press statements arrived, I would publish them on our site, and send it to Abu Hamza at Finchly Park mosque. The idea behind the site was to have a peep into the Islamist plots against the rest of us.
The sting was already making progress as I had given the FBI access to the web-stats of my site www.islamic-news as Abu Hamza's web master had placed a link from his web-site to mine and I had passed the passwords to an American diplomat in Mexico who in turn sent the information to the New York FBI office, which began monitoring everyone who logged onto Islamic-news from Abu Hamza's www.SupportersOfShariah.com web-site. http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://supportersofshariah.org
What many people never knew at the time and still do not know is that the FBI requested the Anti-Terror Squad in London to visit my home and get a written statement giving them permission to monitor my site traffic; and secondly that James Ujamaa, Abu Hamza's webmaster, was based in America. He was the first person to click on the link between the two site's after he placed it to check it was working and in doing so revealed his I.P. address. The I.P address, in simple terms, is a computer address which can reveal someone's postal address with the help of the internet service provider and other services that are used by the FBI to track down the visitors.
I heard nothing for a while, so I made several phone calls to Abu Hamza at the mosque and spoke with him several times. Dut during the calls with my limited Arabic, I made it clear to him that I wanted Jihad training tapes to show other Muslims in the south of England, who I could recruit and send to his mosque and to Pakistan to fight Jihad in Kashmir and Afghanistan.
Our conversation go along the following lines:
as salaamu alaikum, Can i speak to sheikh Abu Hamza, it's Pervez Khan from Islamic news. I need to speak in private."
I would be put on hold and then Abu Hamza inevitably came to speak to me.
As salaamu alaikum Sheikh. I'm the owner of www.islamic-news.co.uk. As you can see, we think you are doing great work we have placed your website link on our front page. And we thank you for placing our link at the top of your links page. We want to help you, but need your help to recruit people. We want to run several local meetings in my brothers house. A group of invited, hand-picked friends from the local mosques. We want to play videos with your lectures and recruitement material to recruite brothers for you, as well as for my brothers work in kashmir with the mujahideen.
Hamza was very strange. He spoke on the phone in a manner that made me think he was quite mad. He thanked me for being a good Muslim and supporting Jihad.
A few weeks went by and a box of audio tapes arrived and a week later a package with video tapes came by mail. I thought at least al-Qaeda had faith in the Royal Mail to get their package to a place on time. I wondered if the Nazi's in World War II used the Royal Mail and whether if the internet had existed at the time, they would of been allowed to base their Nazi web sites in the UK or America. This seemed to be the case with most al-Qaeda web sites around 2000 to 2002.
Another few weeks went by and Abu Hamza's webmaster James Ujaama was arrested on terrorist charges. At the time, I did not know he was the man who sat next to Hamza in one of the videos sent to me. Ujaama in the video was taking about his leader, Osama bin Laden, and another leader, Dr. Azzam, who was bin Laden's spiritual guide.
This angry American was shouting support for Jihad, while sitting next to Abu Hamza, who was also taking about Jihad.
After being arrested, he claimed the FBI had got it all wrong and he had done nothing wrong, was not a Jihadist and had never been to Afghanistan. But in the video sent to me, he says ''when I was in Afghanistan" not once, but twice.
It was clear from the tapes that not only was James Ujaama in Afghanistan, but he considered al-Qaida leaders to be his leaders.
It was to be several months later before I could help the FBI turn the case on Ujaama and force him to plead guilty.. I had these films, but for some reason the British police did not want them. So I sat on them only sharing copies with London-based diplomats from several countries, including the US. I then contacted a few weeks later a British newspaper about Abu Hamza and a senior reporter came to my house. The story made the front page. It was the first real anti-Abu Hamza story in my campaign to rid us of Abu Hamza.
The police came again for another statement after the video story went out in the Sunday newspaper. In several of the audio tapes Abu Hamza was talking about Kashmir and fund-raising for jihad in Kashmir from his London mosque. The Indian military intelligence officer shipped the copies of the audio and video tapes to Indian military intelligence which monitored radical Islamic terrorist groups based on the subcontinent. But i had made copies to share with other diplomats and have on hand if the British police ever became interested.
The Russian Embassy also showed keen interest in Abu Hamza, as he was raising funds in London for Chechen Islamic terrorist groups and supporting anti-Russian Islamic terrorist groups.
I met a representative of a Russian TV station based in London at the time as well as a Lt.-Colonel in military intelligence at the Russian Embassy.
The Russian Embassy in London asked me to share the tapes with Serbs and the Lt.-Col was very impressed with the copies i gave him.
I was to be filmed by Russian TV for a news programme showing how racist Abu Hamza was, as well as how London became Londonistan. The Russian TV network was interested in my work for several months, as i was posting details how London was being used as a Chechen terrorist base. I had also come into contact with a Russian TV reporter based in London.
Another contact I made who was extremely helpful was the Yemen Ambassador at the time. He was interested in the Aden bombers and other British jihadist that had been sent by Abu Hamza to bomb and kidnap in his country.
After watching the videos while I was stood in the Ambassadors office, a formal complaint was made to the Foreign Office and Foreign Secretary himself. UK MP Robin Cook never knew who was behind this complaint from the Yemen embassy.
The videos showed Hamza with two of the Britons arrested for terrorist offenses that the British government demanded be released due to Yemen's unfair court system. The video showed them talking about terrorism before they left for Yemen.
The Serbian military attaché was also very interested, as one video showed a British Muslim jihadist boasting on video that they had killed many Serbs. What he also found sickening was how the Mujahideen filmed the bombing of a Serb town and the cameraman moved into the town and filmed the Serbs dying in the streets in pain.
Another part showed the Muslims' faces in a prison camp, which many Western TV networks at the time reported were civilians, but the tapes proved otherwise. As you went through the tapes the same faces came up again, this time as armed mujahideen soldiers. The Muslims in the Serb prison camps were not civilians and the hamza videos confirmed this.
The serbian military attaché said he was going to make a complaint to the Hague courts, but several weeks later he was recalled and the tape was never mentioned again.
Another tape was recorded in Derby. At the start of the meeting, the speaker made an introduction for Hamza, adding that "Supporters of Shariah" were holding a number of lectures around the UK, as well as giving out books.
The Egyptian military attaché who was after Abu Hamza and his followers also viewed the tapes. During the anti-Muabarak demonstrations, the film picked up a fate sound of someone calling another member who's off camera. "Brother Atta, Brother Atta!"
The video was filmed before Sept 11th and there is talk in the intelligence community that nearly all of the 911 hijackers at some point past through London. Hamza's group were regarded as a terrorist organisation in Egypt.
The Saudi naval attaché at the time was also interested in Abu Hamza. Many press reporters were quick to point out the Sept. 11th hijackers were Saudi, but i got a listening ear and offer of help from the naval attaché as al-Qaida was a threat to the Saudi Royal Family.
The Israelis I spoke with included the secretary for the military attaché. We got along well, but every time I rang, the military attaché was out. But we struck up a relationship of trust with the secretary, so I dealt with her and agreeded to let them have the videos and audios. I suggested we let the embassies already complaining do the work, as the far-left might get upset at Israel's involvement, blame the Jews and support Hamza.
In all, the tapes were used by the United States, India, Russia, Yemen, Serbia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel - all of whom expressed real concern about Hamza and "Supporters of Shariah". Yet every time the British police were contacted, they never wanted to act. Why was this? Why was London being allowed to become a safe haven for so many different terrorists groups and their supporters?
We have heard since 7/7 comments that there was no evidence of any involvement in terrorist activity. Yet, evidence gathered on the internet shows that there were links to the various entities, free for anyone to see if they time had taken the trouble to look.
Hamza was even caught even on one audio tape sent to me calling for suicide bombers in the UK.
The internet was of great use for Hamza. He used it to advertise the Sakina security services, which taught Jihadists how to improvise explosive devices.
Because the UK authorities seemed not prepared to take a stand against terrorism, except the Irish Republican Army, I decided to take action myself. With the help of my internet friends, I started on the web leak stories about the London-based terrorists. I started working on a secret project of up-loading the videos to the web, so as many law enforcement and media as possible could see what I and the London diplomats from USA, India, Russia, Yemen, Serbia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel were all complaining about.
Meanwhile James Ujaama was due in court in Seattle. The FBI did not seem to have much of a case, so my American friends started asking me questions about the American jihadi who sat next to Abu Hamza in the videos. Could it be James Ujaama? From looking a file photographs of him I could not be sure. The only way to be certain was for the FBI in Seattle who had not been given access to the videos by the American embassy in London to see for themselves.
The day before James Ujaama was due in court I uploaded the videos onto the web for everyone interested to view. Within two hours, my friend Dr. Jeremy Reynalds who wrote the book "War of the Web", who worked on the sting confirmed that it was indeed James Ujaama. Here is a copy of the page: http://johnathangaltfilms.com/movie.html
Dr. Reynalds wrote a story and it was posted on many internet sites.
But the truth is that the UK police and Crown Prosecution Service failed to act on Hamza even when they had been given the information in the form of video and audio tapes to convict him. But Abu Hamza helped the FBI build a case against him by sending me the videos showing him together with James Ujaama. These same tapes have already helped in the conviction of James Ujaama, who will be a key witness if Hamza is extradited to the U.S. and put on trial.
Hamza should never of trusted Pervez Khan, a.k.a. Glen Jenvey.
Glen Jenvey worked for several military attachés covering terrorist groups, including al-Qaida and their members in Britain. His sting led to the capture of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a major terrorist. Multiple other terrorists were also caught due to his efforts. He has been profiled and interviewed in major media across the globe, including in the US, UK, Russia, India, etc. He co-authored the book "War of the Web" with Jeremy Reynalds.
The Serbs would have been our most determined allies in the War on Terror but Mad Kaiser Willie chose to support the Jihadists (and it did help get Monica's name off the headlines) instead.
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