January 13th, 2010
04:46 PM ET

Around the Web: Reaction to the banning of an Islamic group in Britain

A decision by the British government to ban Al-Muhajiroun, a controversial Muslim group that planned to stage an anti-war march through a town that receives British war dead, elicited a range of reactions.

The group's leader, controversial British Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary, had threatened to stage a march in the town of Wootton Bassett as a protest against the war in Afghanistan. The group - also known as Islam4UK - has since canceled its plan for the march, Reuters and the BBC reported. FULL POST