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Italy expels imam for preaching hatred against Jews
« on: August 06, 2014, 02:27:42 AM »
ROME — Italian officials on Tuesday (Aug. 5) moved to expel a Moroccan imam who was caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.

Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said he had ordered the imam, Raoudi Aldelbar, to be expelled “for seriously disturbing the peace, endangering national security and religious discrimination.”

The imam was filmed during a Friday sermon in a mosque near Venice last month calling for Jews to be killed “one by one,” according to the Washington-based Middle East Media Research Institute, which published the video on its website.

“Oh Allah, count them one by one and kill them all,” the imam allegedly preached during the service at the mosque in the northern city of San Dona di Piave.

After the video was aired in Italy by the center-right daily, Libero, Alfano said: “Uttering anti-Semitic sermons that explicitly incite violence and sectarian hatred is unacceptable. May my decision in this case be a warning to all those who think you can preach hatred in Italy.”

The government’s decision drew widespread support across the political spectrum and from the Muslim community in the Veneto region, where the imam is based.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/italy-expels-imam-for-preaching-hatred-against-jews/2014/08/05/564cc366-1cd1-11e4-9b6c-12e30cbe86a3_story.html
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Re: Italy expels imam for preaching hatred against Jews
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2014, 10:12:52 AM »
Bravo!

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Re: Italy expels imam for preaching hatred against Jews
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2014, 10:04:29 PM »
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Re: Italy expels imam for preaching hatred against Jews
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 12:11:55 AM »
Good for Italy
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