Sweden: Jihadi asylum seeker who killed 5 in vehicular jihad planned for months, targeted gay clubs

Follow @TheCircumvent Gay clubs? Planning for months? Asylum seeker? Vehicular jihad? Surely nothing to do with Islam or immigration. He was probably just disgruntled or mentally ill. February 9: Linked to Tajik IS militants February 2: Stockholm jihadi had contact with ‘high-ranking… Continue Reading

France: Jihadi who murdered French Jewess while shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ isn’t mentally ill, will stand trial

Follow @TheCircumvent Another blow to the “mental illness” argument. February 1, 2018: Hate crime charges dropped Jerusalem Post, January 28, 2018. Kobili Traore, the suspected murderer of French grandmother Sarah Halimi, was declared fit to stand trial after several rounds… Continue Reading

Muslim tolerance — India: Muslima receives death threats for leading Friday prayers

Follow @TheCircumvent January 31: Indian Muslim clerics: Women can’t lead prayer, it is forbidden Financial Express, January 29, 2018. A 34-year-old Muslim woman named Jamitha is facing death threats for leading Friday prayers. Jamitha, who is general secretary of the… Continue Reading

Minnesota: Jihadi admits to stabbing 2 men, pledged allegiance to ISIS

Follow @TheCircumvent The right-wing media’s long speculation that this was a terror attack has been confirmed. February 16, 2018: Gets 10 years February 5, 2018: Jihadi entered US with foreign relatives KSTP, January 26, 2018. On Thursday, 20-year-old Mahad Abdiaziz Adbiraham… Continue Reading

Philadelphia: Muslim who pledged allegiance to ISIS who shot police officer tells judge he won’t ‘plead to anyone but Allah’

Follow @TheCircumvent January 31: ‘Thought of Allah’ as he pulled trigger AP, January 25, 2018. A man accused of ambushing a Philadelphia police officer with a hail of gunfire in the name of the Islamic State group refused to cooperate… Continue Reading