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Radical Islamic Group Threatens More Attacks In China

For peaceful purposes …

The Miami Herald – “A radical Islamic group seeking independence for a northwestern Chinese region praised last month’s deadly attack in Beijing and warned of possible new terrorist strikes in the capital.

It wasn’t clear if the Turkistan Islamic Party was claiming it planned the Oct. 28 vehicle attack at Tiananmen Gate that killed two tourists and the three attackers. China had longed blamed TIP and its predecessor for extremist violence in the Xinjiang region, though many observers question whether the group is capable of organizing attacks and even whether it exists in an organized manner.

Following the video’s disclosure, China reasserted on Monday that it faces an organized threat.

In the 8 minute, 11 second video, the TIP’s purported head, Abdullah Mansour, called the attack a ‘jihadi operation’ and praised the assailants, who included a man, his wife and her mother, as Islamic warriors. He said future attacks could target the Great Hall of the People, China’s legislative seat.

‘Oh Chinese unbelievers, know that you have been fooling East Turkistan for the last 60 years, but now they have awakened. The people have learned who is the real enemy and they returned to their own religion. They learned the lesson,’ Mansour said. The video was posted on the Internet on Nov. 12 and picked up by the Washington-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist websites.

East Turkistan is the name used for Xinjiang by some members of the region’s native Uighur ethnic group, extremists among which have for years been fighting a low-intensity insurgency against Chinese rule.” Read more.

Flashback: China: Policemen Killed After Axe-Wielding Muslims Attack Police Station – “Two policemen and nine suspected Islamist militants were killed in a clash when rebels attacked a police station in the Uyghur-majority Xinjiang province of northwest China today. Nine axe-wielding assailants were shot dead during an attack on a police station in China’s restive Xinjiang province, state media reported Saturday. The attackers killed two auxiliary police officers before they were themselves gunned down …” Read more.

Flashback: China: At Least 21 Dead After Suspected Islamists Go On Killing Spree In Xinjiang – “A confrontation involving axes, knives, at least one gun and ending with the burning down of a house left 21 people dead in China’s troubled far-west region of Xinjiang, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday, calling it a ‘terrorist attack’. It was the deadliest violence in the region since July 2009, when Xinjiang’s capital, Urumqi, was rocked by clashes between majority Han Chinese and minority Uighurs that killed nearly 200 people.” Read more.

Flashback: China: Rioters Shout ‘Allah Is The Only God’ While Hacking People To Death– “Police shot down 14 rioters who attacked a police station in Hotan city of Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Monday, a Communist Party official in Hotan said Wednesday. The official, who declined to be named, said the attack left four people dead, including an armed police officer, a security guard, a woman and a teenage girl. At least three others were injured… Shouting frantic religious slogans like ‘Allah the only God’, the rioters ran to the top floor and police opened fire to stop them, said an anonymous policeman with the police station.” Read more.

Categories: Radical Islam
  1. 11/27/2013 at 2:07 PM

    I can’t “Pray” for this but I can “hope” the Chinese handle this as they did the “other” incident!


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