Skip to comments.Fanatical Muslim group linked to Dutch film-maker's death
Posted on 11/08/2004 4:00:43 PM PST by Ahriman
The man charged with the murder of a controversial Dutch artist last week has been linked to a fanatical Islamic sect whose members are said to include the al-Qaeda second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and the Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Islamic experts believe that the style and content of a five-page letter that was found pinned to Theo van Goghs body were close to those of al-Takfir wal Hijra, a radical group that has declared war on westerners.
Mr Van Gogh, who had angered many Muslims after releasing articles, books and films critical of Islam following the attacks of 11 September, was attacked near a park close to the centre of Amsterdam last Tuesday.
Police arrested a 26-year-old man with dual Dutch and Moroccan citizenship at the crime scene following an exchange of gunfire in which a police officer was wounded.
Dutch authorities have since detained a further seven suspects on charges of conspiring to murder Mr Van Gogh and threatening to kill several Dutch politicians.
Founded in Egypt in the 1970s, al-Takfir wal Hijra has been responsible for several acts of violence, including the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1981.
The sects strict interpretation of Islam endorses the indiscriminate extermination of infidels and secular Muslims.
Both al-Zawahiri and al- Zarqawi, the man behind many of the spate of kidnappings and beheadings in Iraq, are thought to be members of the brutal sect.
The organisation - whose name translates as "excommunication and migration" - is active in most Arab nations and has carried out attacks on both Muslims and non-Muslims in Sudan, Morocco, Algeria and Lebanon.
Founded in Egypt in the 1970s, al-Takfir wal Hijra has been responsible for several acts of violence, including the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1981.If only we had never oppressed our Muslim brothers and sisters with our Walmarts and our short skirts and our plastic-dashboard Jesuses and our secular civil-societies and our hedonistic lifestyles and our crusading Apache helicopters and our rap music and our botox and our brave young marines with their JDAMS and their MOABS.
I wonder if the Dutch are 'celebrating diversity' right now?
Another site says it can also be translated as "anathema and exile" or possibly "excommunication and emigration."
I'm wondering if the most accurate translation might be "deep-cover covert infiltration", since its philosophy revolves around blending into the target population until it's time to strike
One word- EXTERMINATION.
I think I've got about fifteen free this Thursday afternoon after lunch. I'll schedule that time to be surprised.
The Dutch right now think diversity is poppycock!
I think the Dutch are starting to see the value in a little "ethnic profiling".
We had better think very carefully about the same thing.
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