NOTE: Abū Basīr al-Ṭarṭūsī also recently released a statement in the aftermath of the fall of former Tunisian president Ben ‘Alī, which you can find here in Arabic and French. Below he talks about the Intifāḍah and provides tips for the demonstrators.
al-Ṭarṭūsī is a Syrian Islamist who lives in London. al-Ṭarṭūsī is considered one of the most influential jihādī theorists. For instance, as highlighted by Vahid Brown on Jihadica, al-Ṭarṭūsī has 200 works in the jihādītext collection “A Mujāhid’s Bookbag.” Also, in the past al-Ṭarṭūsī has condemned Dr. Fadl for his revisions and Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī for a variety of what al-Ṭarṭūsī views as problematic rulings.