Or else. For Al Shabaab is very concerned about “immoral culture,” but doesn’t consider murdering those who engage in this “immoral culture” to be an immoral act at all.
“Somali Islamists warn against ‘immoral culture’ at hotels, beaches,” by Feisal Omar, Reuters, September 2, 2015:
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Islamist militants al Shabaab issued a warning against Somalis who frequent hotels, beaches and nightclubs in the capital Mogadishu, saying it will target men and women who engage in “immoral culture.”
Al Shabaab frequently stages bomb and gun attacks in the capital – and especially around popular hotels – in its bid to topple Somalia’s Western-backed government and impose a harsh version of Islamic law.
Somalia, which descended into chaos after dictator Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted in 1991, is trying to rebuild after two decades of conflict and chaos.
Improvements to the security situation in Mogadishu has led some Somalis to return from the diaspora, and they have brought with them habits of playing music into the night and swimming in Mogadushu’s white sand Indian Ocean beaches.
“Let Muslims avoid going to the hotels where men and women misbehave,” Sheikh Ali Jabal, Al Shabaab’s leader for the capital region, said in a statement. “Anybody engaged in this immoral culture is seen as part of the enemies that invaded Somalia.”…