• Fatwa To Kill The Pope

    From Steve Asher@3:800/432 to All on Tuesday, October 03, 2006 23:04:27
    I wonder if the various Islamic issuers of fatwas calling
    upon Muslims to kill the Pope have given any thought to
    the possible response from the West should they try, or
    succeed, in killing the Pope.


    Paper no. 1974
    2.10. 2006

    By B.Raman

    Acting on behalf of the International Islamic Front (IIF) for
    Jihad Against the Crusaders and the Jewish People, which is headed
    by Osama bin Laden, the Markaz-ud-Dawa (MUD) of Pakistan, which is
    the political wing of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), is reported to have
    issued a Fatwa calling upon the Muslims to kill Pope Benedict XVI for
    a recent speech of his delivered on September 12,2006, which has been
    projected as anti-Islam by Al Qaeda and other jihadi terrorist
    organisations of the world.

    2. The issue of the MUD fatwa came a few days before the latest
    video message of Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's No.2, in which
    he has made a severe attack on the Pope.

    3. A report on the the MUD Fatwa to kill the Pope has been
    carried by the Pakistani journal "Ausaf" in its issue dated September
    18,2006. It has reported as follows:

    "Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa has issued a Fatwa asking the Muslim
    community to kill Pope Benedict for his blasphemous statement about
    Prophet Mohammad. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa has declared death to Pope
    Benedict and said that in today's world blasphemy of the Holy Koran
    and the Prophet has become a fashion.


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    Cheers, Steve..

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