Document Reveals Omar Mateen’s Father Tied to Radical Islamist Groups

Seddique Mir Mateen
The father of Orlando mass shooter Omar Mateen has longstanding connections to prominent Islamist groups in the U.S., a document discovered by the Investigative Project on Terrorism shows. Seddique Matin is listed as president of a then-new American Muslim Alliance (AMA)chapter in Fort Pierce in a July 1997 announcement archived by the IPT.