- Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is reported to be propagating terrorist ideologies in Ghanaian media
- The Islamic Scholar was secretly indicted for his contribution to the 9/11 attacks in the US
- Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is to deliver a lecture in Ghana today titled “Islamic Identity Under Globalization” between 8:00 and 11:00pm.
Disturbing reports of an Islamic scholar, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips preaching terrorist ideologies in the country has gained media attention in Ghana.
The Islamic scholar, who was 'secretly' indicted in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center has been in Ghana since February 4 is also expected to expected to be in Tamale for another lecture at the Tamale Jubilee Park today [Monday] February 8, titled “Islamic Identity Under Globalization” between 8:00 and 11:00pm.
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In the meantime, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips has openly rubbished all allegations leveled against him in connection to terrorist acts. In a letter he personally wrote in 2014 while in detention in the Philippines where he was later deported for the same accusations, he accused the western media of sensational journalism meant to portray him as evil.
This media revelation follows recent reports of a KNUST graduate Nortei Alema who joined the terrorist group, ISIS in 2015 - a development which has seen Ghana’s National Security issue an alert about recruitment of Ghanaian students to join terrorist group, ISIS.
Dr. Bilal Philips aside his conferences, uses social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter and others, effectively, to propagate his teachings. His official Facebook page currently has over 4.3 million likes, and he runs what he calls an Online Islamic University where he offers free tuition and certificates to Muslims who enroll.