“My sons are dedicated Muslims and pray several times a day, but they are tolerant of dissenters.”
Oh, well, then. Dedicated Muslims? Then this must all be a mistake. Everyone knows, as Hillary Clinton reminded us in 2015, that “Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism.”
“Dutch brothers arrested as terrorists in Suriname; family shocked,” by Janene Pieters, NL Times, July 27, 2017:
Two Dutch terror suspects arrested in Suriname on Sunday are brothers N.H. and R.H. who live in Paramaribo and work in an Islamic butchery in the Surinamese capital. Both were born in the Netherlands and have Dutch nationality. Their family is shocked by the arrests, NOS reports.
On Sunday masked and heavily armed members of the Surinamese police’s SWAT team came into their home and arrested them on suspicion of terrorist activities. They are still in restricted custody and have no contact with the outside world, not even with their lawyer.
The men’s family did not want to comment extensively on the arrests. Their mother told NOS that she is shocked by what happened. “My sons are dedicated Muslims and pray several times a day, but they are tolerant of dissenters”, she said. Their sister also can’t imagine her brothers involved in terrorist activities….
Neighbor Shanti Ramautar told Surinamese television station Pipel-tv that one of the Dutch men was brought outside with a paper bag over his head, in front of his son. “I have lived here for seven years and never noticed anything strange. Our children and theirs play together. These are people who take meat to the mosque during Ramadan. I do not believe this. This arrest is a major allegation and I think that the Surinamese authorities must come with evidence quickly”, she said….