Sydney, Australia Jihad Update. By Lillian Saleh in The Daily Telegraph, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
“ALLAH Akbar”. With those words the nine men charged with plotting a “violent jihad” on Sydney yesterday broke their silence for the first time since their arrest 18 months ago.
Their voices echoed loudly down the corridors of Penrith Local Court as they were led down to the cells from the heavily fortified courtroom.
They repeatedly yelled out “Allah Akbar” — Arabic for “God is Great” — while smiling broadly and waving to supporters who stood near the court door being heavily guarded by sheriffs….
Rare glimpses of the accused revealed two were dressed in prison greens and another six in traditional Islamic robes. Bosnian Mirsad Mulahalilovic was the only one dressed in a suit and was sporting chin-length blond hair….
Friends of the men crowded around the entrance to the courtroom in the hope of catching a glimpse of the suspects.
Their efforts were rewarded at the lunch break with the alleged terrorists seen smiling broadly and waving to their friends.
Workers from a nearby cafe were seen delivering boxes of sandwiches to the court which were taken down to the cells. One of the boxes was marked with the word “halal”.