The Jamaat al-Muslimeen was founded by Yasin Abu Bakr, formerly Lenox Philip. The group is comprised mostly of black African converts to Sunni Islam. Abu Bakr is a former police officer and Afro-Trinidadian Muslim convert. He has been involved in Trinidadian politics since the mid-1980s. He was 70 years old at the time of his sedition trial in August 2012. For most of its existence, Jamaat al-Muslimeen kept its focus strictly on domestic issues. It is not generally considered...
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