BREAKING NEWS!! December 17, 2007Posted by shadows15 in Misc.
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Imam Anwar al-Awlaki was released from prison about one week ago walillahilhamd! This sheikh’s lectures have changed many people’s lives and we hope to hear from him in the future inshallah. To hear some of his lectures click Here, here and here.
You can also watch this video which contains excerpts from many of this Imam’s lectures.
Anwar al-Awlaki is a lecturer and teacher from New Mexico. His parents are from Yemen, where he lived for eleven years and received the early part of his Islamic education. Awlaki has served as an Imam in Colorado, California, and most recently in the Washington, D.C. area where he headed the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Centre and was also the Muslim Chaplain at George Washington University. He migrated to Yemen and was banned from re-entering the United States despite having American citizenship. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University, an M.A. in Education Leadership from San Diego State University and was working on a Doctorate degree in Human Resource Development at George Washington University before being denied re-entry into the United States. (unconfirmed by the US authorities.
On 31 August 2006, due to a Yemeni Secret Police investigation over Yemeni Tribal issues, Awlaki was detained by the Yemeni secret police.
On 10 December 2007, Awlaki was released by the Yemeni authorities. He has been re-united with his family and is looking forward to spending Eid al-Adha with them.