We report, you decide. From the Australian with thanks to The One Who Must Not Be Named.
A SELF-STYLED Islamist teacher from Melbourne who has been targeted by ASIO says he admires Osama bin Laden and supports holy war and attacks on Australian and US soldiers.
But Abdul Nacer Benbrika, also known as Abu Bakr, denies he poses any threat to Australia.
The dual national Algerian/Australian citizen, who runs a fundamentalist study group, says he would be betraying his religion if he discouraged his students from training as terrorists.
Some of them are believed to have undertaken training with terrorist groups in central Asia.
Mr Benbrika maintains he is no threat to Australia’s security, and is demanding the return of his passport, which ASIO has confiscated. He has lived in Melbourne for the past 16 years and has a pregnant wife and six young children…