Notice how the “EU expert” on Islamic extremism claims that jihad songs are not “extremism”: that’s the kind of people assessing the danger we are in… Translated from VG. Sign up for more exclusive translation and support at 10news.dk.
The same day that the United States bombed Syria and Ubaydullah Hussain (29) appeared in Oslo court on charges of incitement to terror, several men drove around in Oslo waving an Islamic State flag. The men’s behaviour was a source of worry, and the police were quickly notified.
“They laughed,” one witness told VG. … The witness said to VG that four cars drove back and forth in Tøyengata in Greenland (a Muslim-dominated area with a high rape risk https://www.politi.no/vedlegg/lokale_vedlegg/oslo/Vedlegg_1309.pdf) in Oslo. In two of the cars, an Islamic State flag stuck out of the window.
“They waved the IS flag, while they played the same song which the IS terrorists play in the videos where they are beheading people,” says the witness.
“They try to spread hate and fear,” said another witness who saw the scene. …
Magnus Ranstorp is a researcher at the Swedish Defence Academy and has led a working group of the EU to prevent Syria warriors. “When it comes to music, it is not problematic. It is a ‘nasheed,’ a kind of battle song, music and poetry, and does not have anything to do with extremism,” he said.
Police have received several reports of someone running around with an IS flag in the city center, but cannot confirm who was in the car. “It was frightening to the public, but it is doubtful whether it is a crime,” says operations chief Tor Grøttum.