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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Jihad Watch Digest

Jihad Watch Digest
Saturday, April 25, 2009

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Right-wing Christian extremists kill worshippers outside tomb of Muslim saint -- no, wait...

Actually, it was Sunnis killing Shi'ites. But never fear -- those right-wing Christian extremists are sure to do something, sometime! The renewed jihad in Iraq continues. "Suicide bombs kill scores in Baghdad: At least 60 die near Shia shrine following...

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Hamas-linked CAIR defames me again, again using libelblogger Charles Johnson's Little Green Footballs talking points

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas jihad terror funding case, and an organization that has seen several of its officials convicted on various terrorism-related charges, has once again gone to its favorite useful...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025826.php>
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Obama Administration wants to settle Muslims freed from Gitmo in American communities to "set an example, helping to persuade other nations to accept Guantanamo detainees too"

This could end up being a very costly lab experiment. More on this story: "U.S. plans to accept several Chinese Muslims from Guantanamo: The Uighurs would be the first detainees from the prison to settle in America. Challenges are expected...

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Malaysia plans more powerful Sharia courts, flawless whippings

Progress. Sharia Alert from modern, moderate Malaysia: "Malaysia will add more teeth to sharia courts," from the Times of India, April 25 (thanks to Block Ness): KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian government is planning to empower the sharia courts in the country...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025824.php>
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Pakistani Muslim gets 6 years in prison for airing Hizballah TV in NYC

Recruiting followers and suicide bombers. "He was, in a very real sense, Hezbollah's man in New York City." "6 years in prison for airing Hezbollah TV in NYC," by Larry Neumeister for Associated Press, April 23 (thanks to Block Ness):...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025823.php>
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Relax: Chinese Muslim Gitmo inmates to be freed in U.S.

What could go wrong? There are only "five to seven" prisoners to be released here, according to this report. They couldn't do any harm, now, could they? Well, as Jed Babbin explains here, "reviewing the Uighurs detention, the inter-agency panel...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025822.php>
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Egypt: Woman convert and Coptic husband in hiding from police and family members

First, not only does sharia condemn (to death) the apostate, but Muslim women cannot wed infidel men (though the reverse is permissible since a subdued wife's religion is moot); second, the Egyptian constitution clearly states that "sharia is the basis...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025813.php>
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Philippines: Islamists clash with forces, refuse to release Italian hostage

"The Abu Sayyaf rebels have been blamed for some of the worst terrorist attacks and high-profile kidnappings in the Philippines. They have beheaded hostages, including an American tourist abducted in 2001, when authorities failed to meet their demands." Typical jihadi...

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Netherlands: Muslims insist on separate hospital rooms

Special-treatment alert: "Netherlands: Muslim orgs want separate rooms in hospitals," from Islam in Europe, April 24:Muslim organizations in Breda (Netherlands) insist on separate rooms for men and women at Amphia Hospital. "Many Muslim women don't think it's nice based on...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025816.php>
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Algeria: 22 Christian churches reopen

Why were they closed in the first place? "Because they were considered outside a law governing religious practice." Or, as this earlier JW story makes clear, they were outside a law which was meant to "restrict the practice of religions...

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Arab League says terrorism and Islam are different

Because Islam "is a religion that calls for love, tolerance, and civilized coexistence," you see. Yet they once again seem to be less concerned about the Muslims who clearly aren't interested in love, tolerance, and civilized coexistence -- and explain...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025821.php>
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"Moderate" Fatah group vows to remain committed to jihad

But deep down, they really, really, want peace! "Al-Mujahideen Brigades call for unity, promise to continue Jihad," from Ma'an News Agency, April 24 (thanks to James): Gaza – MaÂ'an – The Fatah-affiliated Al-Mujahideen Brigades called all the Palestinian factions to...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025820.php>
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Fitzgerald: Â"Islam Is Not MonolithicÂ" and Divisions Within the Camp of Islam

Another week, another Donors' Conference. This time, it's Somalia. Somalia, described -- does anyone know what this phrase that has come into fashion really means? -- as a "failed state." And these "failed states" -- which all happen to be...

Full article: <http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/025819.php>
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Jihad leader returns to Somalia

Reconciler In 2007 I wrote this in the Journal of International Security Affairs: "Aweys, who became the [Islamic Courts Union] groupÂ's leader around the same time it began to gain significant power in Somalia, struck an explicitly anti-American posture...

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Pakistan: Karachi churches vandalized with "Long live the Taliban," "Long live Islam," and "Christians, convert to Islam"

More signs of escalation as Pakistan continues its deterioration into a failed state -- a failed state with nuclear weapons. "Taliban attack Christians in Karachi," by Qaiser Felix for AsiaNews, April 23: Karachi (AsiaNews) – Armed men yesterday attacked a...

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