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  • Mystery Shrouds Kidnap of Pro-Jihadist Canadian Activist

    04/06/2009 11:31:06 AM PDT · by Constitutions Grandchild · 13 replies · 637+ views
    FoxNews ^ | April 6, 2009 | Jana Winter
    Beverly Giesebrecht, known as Khadija Abdul Qahaar, ran a pro-Jihadi Web site. She was captured in November extremist by Pakistani Muslim extremists. The September 11 terror attacks were a watershed event in the life of a Canadian journalist named Beverly Giesebrecht. Soon after Al Qaeda terrorists killed 3,000 people in the U.S., Giesebrecht converted to Islam, adopted a new name — Khadija Abdul Qahaar — and spent the next two years studying the Koran in Egypt.
  • Taliban threatens to behead founder of jihadist website

    03/21/2009 6:57:11 PM PDT · by gop4lyf · 28 replies · 824+ views
    Over the years we've linked to Jihad Unspun several times to illustrate jihadist perspectives. The site's founder, Beverly Giesbrecht, is a Canadian convert to Islam who now goes by the name Khadija Abdul Qahaar -- but her open allegiance to the global jihad didn't stop jihadists in Pakistan from kidnapping her. I've also heard many times that Jihad Unspun was a CIA front, but don't have any confirmation of this, and that doesn't seem to be why the Taliban kidnapped her. Now she calls upon her country -- whose traditions, laws, and society she has despised and rejected -- to...
  • 'She wanted to learn about Jihad' (Taliban threaten to behead pro-Islamic Canadian hostage)

    03/20/2009 4:33:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies · 2,055+ views ^ | March 19, 2009
    After the United Nations diplomat John Solecki, who had forcefully converted to Islam under the doctrine of the Taliban militants, a Canadian journalist - Beverly Giesbrecht, became the latest Taliban target, with the deadline of March 30 being announced by the militants for her release. Even as the 48-hour deadline for kidnapped United Nations official John Solecki ends, the Taliban has released another hostage video, this time of a Canadian journalist, threatening to behead her by March 30. As Beverly desperately calls out for help, she says, "The timeline is very short and my life is going to end. So...