Actually they were calling for “justice,” by which they mean that the shooting of Luqman Abdullah was an act of injustice. They’re trying to shift attention away from the jihadist violence allegedly being plotted at the Masjid al-Haqq, and onto the supposed excess of the FBI reaction. “Muslims call for justice at funeral for lslamic leader,” by Niraj Warikoo for the Detroit Free Press, October 31 (thanks to James):
Muslim leaders called for justice today at the funeral of Luqman Ameen Abdullah, the Islamic leader killed by FBI agents this week during a shootout in Dearborn.”We are looking for justice,” said Imam Mohammed Elahi of the Islamic House of Wisdom to a packed crowd that spilled outside. ”The closest road to Allah is justice. May Allah bless his soul.” Elahi said.
”Allah Akbar,” God is great, the packed crowd said at times during the funeral.The casket of Abdullah is now on its way to a cemetery in Canton.
Ameen was the head of a separate mosque, Masjid Al-Haqq, which consisted primarily of African-American Muslims, say federal authorities. They maintain in a criminal complaint that Abduallh [sic] was a violent extremist who urged attacks on police and called for an offensive jihad that would overthrow the U.S. government and establish Islamic rule.
But family, friends, and Muslims cast doubts on the claims, saying that Abdullah was a generous, modest man who helped the poor, tried to better lives through Islam, and was a respected imam. Abdullah took part in local and national Muslim groups, including the Muslim Alliance in North America, MANA. He was on MANA’s advisory board and was sometimes seen at meetings with local imams….