Chalk one up for sanity and self-preservation.
“Italy Expels Muslim Cleric,” from ANSA (thanks to Davida):
(ANSA) – Turin, January 9 – Italy on Wednesday deported to Morocco a Muslim cleric who the interior ministry said posed a risk for national security. Mohamed Kohaila, 44, was an imam or prayer leader at a mosque in Turin who was secretly filmed last year giving what was considered to be an anti-Western sermon.
The video was broadcast by state television on a news talk show in March after which both local judicial authorities and the interior ministry opened investigations. Although the magistrates here decided the case should be shelved, a probe by the interior ministry, which re-translated the video footage, concluded that the imam was dangerous and should be expelled.
Kohaila had been in Italy for the past 15 years and operated a specialised butcher shop in Turin….