Why we don’t see more genuine Muslim reformers, part 7432. An update on this story. “Suspected terrorist pleads guilty to threatening Dearborn attorney,” by Niraj Warikoo for the Detroit Free Press, February 28 (thanks to Kenneth):
A suspected terrorist in Ireland pleaded guilty Wednesday to threatening a Dearborn attorney over the phone because he held an anti-terrorism rally in Detroit. And he’s now to be extradited to the U.S. to face separate terrorism charges.
Ali Charaf Damache, a native of Algeria who lived in Ireland for several years, admitted to calling Dearborn attorney Majed Moughni in January 2010 after Moughni held an anti-terrorism rally outside the federal courthouse in Detroit during a hearing for the underwear bomber. Moughni, who is Muslim, wanted to send a message that Islam is against terrorism.
“I would put a bullet in your head … when I catch you, you will pay,” Damache told Moughni over the phone, according to a recording of the call. Moughni had testified via video conference from Detroit earlier in the trial, and was glad to hear of the guilty plea.
“I’m pretty relieved,” Moughni said. “We shouldn’t be afraid of those who try to silence people who stand up for freedom.”…
Ain’t that the truth.