State: Georgia

Location: Mecca Circle; Odum, Georgia

Odum, Georgia has a commune with a street named “Mecca Circle” that is believed to be run by Muslims of the Americas. The organization is headquartered at Islamberg in New York and is led by a radical cleric in Pakistan named Sheikh Mubarak Ali Gilani.

A MOA newspaper refers to a Georgia commune as “Aliville.”[2]

[1] “Closeup of Aliville,” Gates of Vienna, March 26, 2007. http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2007/03/closeup-of-aliville.html; “Aliville: Another Islamist Village in Georgia,” Politics of CP, August 6, 2006. http://politicsofcp.blogspot.com/2006/08/aliville-another-islamist-village-in.html

[2] “International Quranic Open University Initiates Mali Health and Development Project,” Islamic Post, July 9, 2011. http://www.islamicpostonline.com/topics/Education


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