Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Iqra Bookshop allegations

Times Online, Iqra: the backstreet bookshop that taught frontline war, 29 Apr 09 "Every room breathed the Salafi jihadist creed. It was shouted by the radical websites, argued in the literature and proclaimed in the store’s collection of graphic videos and DVDs. That it was every Muslim’s duty to wage jihad was as unquestionable as the certainty that martyrdom was an honour to be sought. The group dynamic, the hiking and climbing trips, potholing and white-water rafting, tightened the bonds."