Tamimi in Manchester: "dying for your beliefs is just"tamimi

By BEN TAYLOR 15:39pm 21st August 2006 A British-based Muslim radical appeared to back suicide bombing yesterday when he claimed that dying for your beliefs was 'just'. Dr Azzam Tamimi told an 8,000-strong crowd that standing up for your principles was the 'greatest act of martyrdom'. The 51- year-old was speaking at the ExpoIslamia convention in Manchester.The Palestinian-born academic - who previously boasted he would carry out a suicide bombing in Israel - also repeated his public backing for Hamas, which remains banned in the UK. More