A Taliban spokesmen recently said: “Our fight is Jihad and an obligatory worship. And every obligatory act of worship has 70 times more reward in Ramadan.”
Not just the Taliban believe that.
These Muslims ending their Ramadan fast were considered heretical or apostate, probably for rejecting the authority of Boko Haram.
“Boko Haram latest attack, the bloodiest in 2017 – Amnesty International,” by Wale Odunsi, Daily Post, June 9, 2017:
Amnesty International on Friday stated that the coordinated attacks by Boko Haram that killed at least 17 people and injured 34 more on Wednesday night were “vicious, demonstrate a contemptible disregard for human life and the bloodiest so far this year.”
Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, in a statement made available to DAILY POST, said Boko Haram must end its campaign of unlawful killings of civilians.
“These deplorable attacks took place at a time when Muslims were breaking their fast during the holy month of Ramadan and demonstrate complete disregard for human life
“The Nigerian authorities must do more to protect civilians and bring the actual perpetrators of all such attacks to justice, rather than sweeping up hundreds of suspects and holding them indefinitely in horrific, life-threatening conditions.”
AI recalled that the attacks started at around 6.30pm when Boko Haram fighters opened fire randomly in Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, one of the northern region’s biggest towns.
AI added that later, at around 9pm, four suicide bombers detonated explosive devices near the Lake Chad Basin Research Institute in Goni Kachallari area of the town….