Worth committing mass-murder for
The war on free speech continues to escalate. Nonetheless, despite the fact that these plotters were caught, on this front as of yet only one side is really fighting, or has any comprehensive realization of what is at stake. “Detained militant in Iraq details World Cup plot,” by Qassim Abdul-Zahra for AP, May 18 (thanks to Jos):
BAGHDAD — An al-Qaida militant detained in Iraq on suspicion of plotting to attack the World Cup told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he wanted to target Danish and Dutch teams to avenge insults against the Prophet Muhammad.
Iraqi security forces announced the arrest of Saudi citizen Abdullah Azam Saleh al-Qahtani Monday, saying he was suspected of planning an attack in South Africa during the World Cup beginning June 11.
During an interview arranged by the Iraqi security officials holding al-Qahtani, he described the plot and said the idea of attacking the World Cup came up in late 2009 during talks with friends over content in the Western media that was offensive to Muslims.
“We discussed the possibility of taking revenge for the insults of the Prophet by attacking Denmark and Holland,” he said….
“The goal was to attack the Danish and the Dutch teams and their fans,” the militant said. “If we were not able to reach the teams, then we’d target the fans,” he said, adding that they hoped to use guns and car bombs….