Skip to comments.Inside Gao where Arab jihadis took bloody sharia retribution on Mali's black Africans
Posted on 02/02/2013 10:03:29 PM PST by SunkenCiv
At least 12 men had hands or feet cut off after MUJAO (Movement for Jihad and Unity), and its allies in AQIM (al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb), took control of Gao last April. The exact number is not known because some were amputated in the military base... The mayor's office, a few yards from the punishment ground, was turned into a sharia court...
Suspects were confined to a small room where they were tied up and beaten, before being brought before Islamic judges, known as marabous, who sat every Monday and Thursday.
Ali Altini and Mohammed Aklini were due to be executed for homosexuality the Friday before last... deny they are gay, were arrested on 12 December, bound, beaten, then interrogated. "They asked me where the brothels are," said Altini. "I answered that I didn't know. Then they asked me to show them where people made pornographic movies. I answered again that I didn't know."
According to Altini, his six interrogators were Pakistanis, who communicated through a local translator. Altini and Aklini were arraigned before three marabous, one of whom they believed to be a Tunisian...
According to Gao residents, the victims of sharia punishments were from Mali's black African ethnic groups, while the jihadis were mostly lighter-skinned Arabs -- both Malian and foreign -- and Tuaregs. Aliou Muhammar Touré, of the Songhai tribe, was one of the few black Malians to join MUJAO...
A year ago Tuaregs rose to demand an independent state in the north. Many Tuareg officers deserted the army to join the rebellion. Some joined forces with jihadis, mostly Algerian or Malian Arabs, who were using the desert for kidnapping and smuggling. During the past nine months, in which they established an Islamist mini-state, jihadis from across the globe arrived in northern Mali.
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
The people of Gao endured nine months of amputations and floggings under the rule of Islamist rebels -- much of it aimed at ethnic groups
The black African Muslims (sub Sahara) have never been a crazy radical bunch of religious zealots.
Scratch an Arab Islamist and you’ll find an Arab nationalist. Scratch a non-Arab Islamist and you’ll find a village idiot.
VIDEO Shown on TV News in Australia:
“...Issa Alzouma, a 39-year-old father of three, was one of the last of their victims, accused of espionage.
“It was a Friday. They took me to Independence Place and tied up both my feet and both my hands and cut it with a knife like that. They didn’t give me any kind of injection or painkiller or anything like that.”
I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction..” Barack Obama , Cairo, Egypt
That’s right out of El Cid. “Then this will be more than a battle, this will be your God against mine!” I saw that at the Strand in Summit New Jersey, first run for 35 cents. That would make it circa 1961, which works out. Seared in my memory.
If we give up our second amendment rights what we see outside our door is what they will allow in and we and our families will suffer the same fate. Our elected officials are bought sold, threatened and willing participants in this endevour. The only thing between us and them is the 2nd amendment, once that disappears we are defenseless and at their mercy which doesn’t exist. stay thirsty my friends!
Islam is Arab in origin, and imperialistic. It is Islam that enslaved Africa, and this isn’t something obscure to Africans — but many remain in the “faith”. The residents of Timbuktu gave a cheerful welcome to the prez of France just this week, even the muezzin got in on that.
****Thats right out of El Cid. Then this will be more than a battle, this will be your God against mine!****
“When men speak of you they speak of Poets and Scientists!
BURN YOUR BOOKS! MAKE WARRIORS OF YOUR POETS!
Have your Scientists invent new poisons for our arrows!”-Bin Yousef.
Got it on DVD!
ronnie raygun~:”... stay thirsty my friends!
And keep your powder dry !