Denmark Mosque Declares Support For The Islamic State
Every time I read about another Muslim “leader” giving the proverbial nod to the ISIS caliphate, I’m forced to ask the following question: What if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in the throes of any intensified Western “aggression” against the Islamic State, were to call upon all Western Muslims who support him or have pledged to obey his command to rise up and attack/kill/terrorize as many local “infidels” as possible? The growing number of Muslims around the world who are pledging allegiance to or, at the very least, are voicing support for this savage Beast ought to be serving as a wake-up call for all civilized nations that something must be done sooner rather than later. Sadly, even as we speak, far too many Western leaders have a chronic habit of hitting the snooze button …
Islamic Scholar Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi: “Islam wishes to destroy all States and Governments anywhere on the face of the earth which are opposed to the ideology and programme of Islam regardless of the country or the Nation that rules it. Islam requires the earth – not just a portion – but the whole planet.”
Flashback: Leaving Their Mark On Denmark
- Denmark: 72 Percent Of Dutch Muslims Approve Of Violent Jihad In Syria
- Denmark: Muslim Brothers Plot To ‘Go To Europe And Murder Everything’
- Officials Ban Israeli Flags At ‘Diversity Festival’ To Avoid Offending Muslims
- Muslim Gangs Terrorize Denmark, ‘With Islam Comes Fear, With Fear Comes Power’
- ‘It Is An Open War Now’: ISIS Declares Denmark An ‘Enemy Of Islam’, Vows To Eliminate Danish Non-Muslims
By Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch – “This is tantamount to declaring support for those who have vowed to destroy Denmark: ‘One Danish-Turkish resident who has fought in Syria warned last week that Denmark was ‘high up on [Isis’s] list’ of foreign targets. ‘It is an open war now. Isis has said that all infidels should be battled. They should be eliminated and soon it will be Denmark’s turn.’’ Why is this mosque still operating? Why has it not been shut down, and its non-citizens deported?
‘Danish mosque declares support for Isis,’ The Local, September 2, 2014 (thanks to Will):
An Aarhus mosque that has long been accused of radicalising young members has now come out in support of the militant jihadist organisation Islamic State.
A spokesman for the Aarhus mosque Grimhøjmoskeen has openly declared the mosque’s support of the terrorist organisation Islamic State, or Isis.
“An Islamic state will always be what Muslims long for, therefore we cannot help but to support the Islamic State. Even if it makes mistakes, we will just have to wait and see,” mosque spokesman Fadi Abdallah told the online news source Den Korte Avis.
“The conditions aren’t the same down there [in Syria and Iraq, ed.] as they are here. I can fully understand why people are getting killed,” he continued.
Grimhøjmoskeen has long been accused of promoting an extremist interpretation of Islam. In July, a video emerged of Abu Bilal Ismail, an imam at the mosque, calling on God to “destroy the Zionist Jews”. He has since been officially reported to the police.
East Jutland Police also estimate that of the at least 100 men who have left Denmark to fight in Syria, at least 22 of them come from Grimhøjmoskeen.
“We can definitely say that when you go to that mosque, there is an increased risk of heading off for Syria,” police spokesman Allan Aarslev told TV2 Østylland earlier this year.
A recent report from The Economist calculated that when measured by total population, Denmark has sent the second-highest number of foreign fighters to Syria. Only Belgium has a higher number of foreign fighters per million residents. According to CNN’s calculations, the number of Danes who have left to fight in Syria account for just 0.044 percent of the 226,000 Muslims living in Denmark.
One Danish-Turkish resident who has fought in Syria warned last week that Denmark was “high up on [Isis’s] list” of foreign targets.
“It is an open war now. Isis has said that all infidels should be battled. They should be eliminated and soon it will be Denmark’s turn,” the jihadist, identified only as ÖA, told Politiken.
Isis militants recently released a video showing the brutal killing of American journalist James Foley and according to a still-unconfirmed media report, the same group of Isis jihadists is currently holding a Danish hostage. Another Dane, Daniel Rye Ottosen, was held by the group for 13 months in Syria before being released in June.
Denmark last week approved a military mission to aid Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling Isis in northern Iraq.