Skip to comments.Bonn Koran school under renewed pressure (Islamist Terror Alert)
Posted on 02/03/2005 3:23:36 PM PST by Cornpone
BONN - A Koran school in the German city of Bonn has come under renewed official pressure with the revelation that a staff member's son-in-law supported al-Qaeda and was planning to blow himself up in a terrorist attack in Iraq.
The infants-to-teens King Fahd Academy narrowly escaped closure last year after education officials discovered teachers were calling for a holy war against Christendom at school assemblies and the children spent more time in indoctrination than on the three Rs.
Though reading, writing and arithmetic were well behind the standard at German state schools, hardline Islamists from around Germany were moving their families to Bonn to enrol children at the school.
Juergen Roters, chief of regional government in Cologne, demanded that the Riyadh-funded school dissociate itself from anybody supporting terrorism after police established that a terror suspect arrested in Bonn last month was married to the teacher's daughter.
Yasser Abu-Shaweesh, a 31-year-old Bonn medical student, is alleged to have volunteered to perform a suicide bombing in Iraq. He was recruited by a German-based Iraqi militant, who reportedly trained in a Qaeda camp in Afghanistan and is also under arrest.
Police say that recently married Abu-Shaweesh was born in Libya but is stateless and carries Egyptian travel documents.
His wife and father in law are both Syrian born.
"Police intelligence gives me grounds for concern that there are links between the Islamist clientele of the King Fahd Academy and the school itself," said Roters. He demanded the 300-pupil school sack any teachers with pro-terrorism associations.
German intelligence agencies have closely scrutinized the school and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder been to Riyadh to complain to Saudi leaders about it. Government officials only let the school continue so as to avoid a foreign-relations crisis.
Freedom to declare war on your neighbors ping
"Government officials only let the school continue so as to avoid a foreign-relations crisis."
This mindset that seems to infect politicians around the world astounds me.
What they are really saying is,
"If we protect our citizens from these murders, they might get mad at us."
What in the world am I missing here?
Seriously. Torch it. Show them Allah's impotence at protecting his propaganda mills.
If Schroeder had the fighting instincts of even a French Poodle, he would ask the Saudis for a trade-off. To keep their Muslim school in Germany, the Germans get to establish a 300 pupil Christian school in Saudi Arabia.
The Saudis would have fits, of course, but they shouldn't worry. Where would Schroeder find 300 young German Christians?
This SURPRISED them? ROFL
What do they think Saudi Arabia spends *BILLIONS* a YEAR on these madrassas for? Intelligent, upstanding citizens?
Nah. They do this for cannon fodder. Cannon fodder doesn't have to be educated. Just enough to slap on a belt and push a button.
If they think that schools are warping people, they better REALLY start looking to their mosques which are also saudi funded.
EVERYONE needs to look to their mosques and "schools" if the Saudi's are funding them.
Scientology is not, repeat *not* banned in Germany. Scientologists are not hired as civil servants, that's all.
At the root of ALL of this terrorism, all around the world, is Saudi Arabia and all of its oil wealth.
They're responsible for ALL of it. All the "suicide bombers" all the "Terrorists" all the explosives that seem to pervade the ME, ALL OF IT!
And the longer they have their oil wealth, the more of this we're going to see as far as the eye can see.
Let's keep our eye on the ball. Madrassas and Mosques are EVIL and Saudi Arabia pays for 95% of them!
A "Koran school" should be assumed to be sponsoring terrorists until proven otherwise.
I wonder if this school is supported in any way by the German gov't (i.e. through the equivalent of vouchers?)