Muzammil Siddiqi

NAME: Muzammil Siddiqi

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Location: Garden Grove, Ca.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Islam, Islamic University of Medina, 1965; 1978 Harvard Ph.D. in comparative religions.
Occupation: Islamic cleric and lecturer
Suspicious and/or Hostile Activities:
  • Strongly advocated establishment of sharia law in America
  • Videotaped in 1992 and 2000, inciting violent jihad and destruction of Israel
  • In 1992, translated as Omar Abdel Rahman, mastermind of 1993 World Trade Center attack, incited and raised funds for jihad at Orange County mosque service.
  • From 1997 to late 2001, president of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) --- an unindicted co-conspirator in Holy Land Foundation terror-funding case, and lead member organization listed in internal 1991 MB strategic planning memo detailing plans to subvert the U.S. and impose sharia law.
Current position: Chairman of MB Fiqh Council of North America; on board of ISNA North American Islamic Trust (NAIT); since 1981, president of Islamic Society of Orange County (ISOC).
Ties to other groups/individuals: serves MB-dominated Supreme Islamic Council of Egypt and on Mecca's Supreme Council of Mosques; serves on fatwa advisory board of Islamic site of MB spiritual leader Yusuf Qaradawi; colleague of FCNA co-founder and former chair Taha Jaber Al-Alwani, an unindicted terror-financing co-conspirator; colleague of FCNA member and unindicted terror-finance co-conspirator Jamal Badawi; colleague of former FCNA trustee, member and former Islamic Association of Palestine (IAP) director Muhammad al-Hanooti; colleague of FCNA member and fugitive Salah Sultan, a fan of designated terrorist and al-Qaeda cleric Abd-al-Majid Al-Zindani; colleague of former FCNA; vice-chair and chair Muhammad Nur Abdullah; in Siddiqi's first year as ISNA president (1997), Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzook thanked ISNA for support during his imprisonment and extradition from U.S.
Connection to MB: Earned baccalaureate from MB-backed university during second wave of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood exiles welcomed to Saudi Arabia by King Saud bin Abdel Aziz; long held ISNA executive office; 1976- 1980, chaired religious affairs dept. of terror-funding Muslim World League (MWL) office at U.N. headquarters; through 2005, remained a U.S. MWL director; simultaneously headed Muslim Student Association religious affairs department and possibly still does.
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