Skip to comments.America’s Academies for Jihad
Posted on 04/01/2015 4:34:34 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
Less than a year after I moved to the United States in 2006, I was asked to speak at the University of Pittsburgh. Among those who objected to my appearance was a local imam, Fouad El Bayly, of the Johnstown Islamic Center. Mr. Bayly was born in Egypt but has lived in the U.S. since 1976. In his own words, I had been identified as one who has defamed the faith. As he explained at the time: If you come into the faith, you must abide by the laws, and when you decide to defame it deliberately, the sentence is death.
After a local newspaper reported Mr. Baylys comments, he was forced to resign from the Islamic Center. That was the last I would hear of himor so I thought.
Imagine my surprise when I learned recently that the man who threatened me with death for apostasy is being paid by the U.S. Justice Department to teach Islam in American jails.
According to records on the federal site USASpending.gov and first reported by Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller, the Federal Bureau of Prisons awarded Mr. Bayly a $10,500 contract in February 2014 to provide religious services, leadership and guidance to inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Md. Ten months later he received another federal contract, worth $2,400, to provide Muslim classes for inmates at the same prison.
This isnt a story about one problematic imam, or about the misguided administration of a solitary prison. Several U.S. prison chaplains have been exposed in recent years as sympathetic to radical Islam, including Warith Deen Umar, who helped run the New York State Department of Correctional Services Islamic prison program for two decades, until 2000, and who praised the 9/11 hijackers in a 2003 interview with this newspaper.
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I clicked on a bunch of those links and none of them get me to the article.
Hey Fouad, is it Fouad or FOAD? I lean toward the latter spelling to be correct.