Ata Abu Rashta is the global leader of the Islamic political party Hizb ut Tahrir. Having worked closely with the founder of Hizb ut-Tahrir Taqiuddin an-Nabhani”, Abu Rashta became prominent in Jordan during the First Gulf War when he contested the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait; in 2003 he became the leader of the party. Hizb-ut Tahrir is popular in the Levant, the former Soviet Union, South and Southeast Asia, and Western Europe.
Source of Influence: Political
Status: Featured in current year