Hizb-ul-Tahrir (HuT, Freedom Party)
Banned on November 20, 2003.
Amir: Naveed Butt
ItÃÂs a Birmingham-based Pakistani outfit.
Has its roots in the Middle East since 1950s (mainly among Palestinians).
Advocates Khilafa (Caliphate) and ÃÂpure IslamÃÂ.
Many of its cadres were arrested in Uzbekistan after being suspected of involvement in the July 30, 2004 attacks on the Israeli and US embassies.
In Image: Naveed Butt