These jihadis no doubt consider these welfare benefits to be their due, in lieu of the jizya that the Qur’an says that Muslims should collect from subjugated non-Muslim People of the Book (9:29). In Islamic law, it is the place of non-Muslims to turn over their funds to the Muslims.
“Jihadists funded by welfare benefits, senior police officer warns,” by Peter Dominiczak, Tom Whitehead and Christopher Hope, the Telegraph, November 26, 2014:
Britain’s benefits system is being abused to fund terrorism, a senior police officer has warned.
Terri Nicholson, from the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism command unit, said that taxpayers’ money was being claimed fraudulently and used by terrorists in countries such as Iraq and Syria.
She said there had been “a number of cases” recently of terrorists making fraudulent student loan claims to fund their activities.
MPs described the prospect of British money being used to bankroll potential terrorist plots on British soil as “sickening”. Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons home affairs committee, said he would in the coming weeks question Theresa May, the Home Secretary, over the “shocking” disclosures.
Two brothers became the first Britons to be jailed for Syria-related terrorism offences, having gone to a training camp in the country.
Another jihadist, who skipped bail to fight in Syria, used Twitter to mock the lapse in security that allowed him to flee.
Meanwhile, the family of Fusilier Lee Rigby claimed Facebook failed in its “duty of care” when it missed messages in which one of his murderers discussed killing a soldier. Facebook was accused in a report of being a “safe haven for terrorism” after it failed to pass on information that could have prevented the killing of Fusilier Rigby in Woolwich, south-east London, last year.
Miss Nicholson, a Met Assistant Commander, said terrorists were using “innovative” techniques to send money abroad. “We are seeing a diverse fraud, including substantial fraud online, abuse of the benefits system, abuse of student loans, in order to fund terrorism,” she said….