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X Factor steps up security after attack by radical Islamic cleric
Omar Bakri, who left Britain for Lebanon after the July 2005 bombings, said watching the ITV show was a “form of hatred”.
Anti terror police were last night helping producers of the talent show to boost security at Fountain Studios in Wembley, North London, where the X Factor is filmed, The Sun reports.
Bakri is said to have told followers in a recording on a Muslim website that the show is releasing a record in support of British troops and their families and that: “Some Muslims in Birmingham are wearing the armbands in support of British troops in Afghanistan. This is a form of muadaat [hatred] of the kuffar [non-believers] against the Muslims . . . and it has dangerous implications.”