Skip to comments.Attackers Carve Jewish Star Into Back of Iraqi Poet in S. Louis
Posted on 10/03/2011 2:23:20 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Star of David carved into Alaa Alsaegh's back Israel news photo: courtesy of Alaa AlsaeghAn Iraqi poet who converted from Islam to Christianity, and who expressed pain over the loss of six million Jews in the Nazi Holocaust, has paid the price for his beliefs.
Over a month has passed since Alaa Alsaegh was attacked over his Arabic-language poem, Tears at the Heart of the Holocaust, featured on the Arabs For Israel blog.
The site is run by Arabs and Muslims who believe they can support Israel and still support the Palestinian people.... support the State of Israel and the Jewish religion and still treasure our Arab and Islamic culture.
But the poem apparently inspired attackers in St. Louis, Missouri to mark the Iraqi immigrant as a target for hate.
On August 14, Alsaegh was trapped by two cars as he was driving in St. Louis, Missouri. One sideswiped and struck his car, forcing him to stop, while the other stopped behind, cutting off contact with anyone else.
The two attackers then quickly hopped out of the cars, jerked open Alsaegh's door and pointed a gun at the poet, reported FrontPage Magazine.
They pushed his upper body down against the steering wheel, stabbed him and pulled off his shirt to expose his back. Then, with a knife, they carved the Star of David on his back while laughing as they recited his pro-Jewish poem, the magazine reported.
After the attackers fled Alsaegh was surrounded by witnesses and taken to the local hospital, where his wounds were photographed by a friend, to be given to police and to the media.
Alsaegh told local KMOV TV ....his attackers, who he said may have been Somali Muslims, told him not to publish any more poems.
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
The joke’s on the miscreants, many would consider a Star of David scar a badge of honor.
Followers of the 'Religion of Peace'? This can't be. Next thing you know they will be accused of beheading nonbelievers and crashing planes into U.S. Skyscrapers.
Beck was talking about this case on the radio on Friday. He was hoping someone could help this guy by giving him a job and a place to live. A caller offered to do just that in MO. But Beck did not know where the victim was at that point. I hope someone got him hooked up somehow.
What a brave man.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
THAT IS SICK!!!
We have so few friends among Arabs. If by no other way we can help them, we must at least pray for the safety of those few out there.
Gee... I wonder why so few Muslims convert.... God bless this man and his works. God protect him always.
Prayers of blessing and healing over this man.
He has a facebook page. I’ve friended him.
I am praying for him!! God Bless!!