The Candid Eye

December 13, 2009

Wahabism Cruelty

Filed under: Islam,Jihad,Terrorism,Wahabism — thecandideye @ 6:00 AM
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Amputations of the Somali youth : Wahabism and Al Shabaab Cruelty – Source: Medeshi Media Group.

This is a photo of four young men who suffered alternate leg and arm amputations for petty thefts in Somalia. These young men who were permanently disabled by distorted Wahabist ideology imported from Saudi Arabia by Al Shabaab terrorist group will bear these cruel scars for the rest of their lives.

Wahabism cruelty in Somalia

Wahabism cruelty in Somalia

Unlike the West, these young men will have no access to free health care or social and welfare services and will ,therefore, be forced to beg in the streets of Somalia for the rest of their lives. It is sad that there are lots of people in Somali who still support these terrorist Al Shabaab group at the expenses of the rest of the Somali people .

Similar actions of amputations and stoning to death were carried during the year by Al Shabaab terrorist group against many helpless Somalis who were victimised because of the chaos in Somalia and lack of ability of the weak government of TFG , which is supported by the West , to control the country.

Arch enemy Ethiopia added fat to the fire by sending troopers in and out of Somalia occasionally, therefore , giving moral boost to the terrorists who gain support when ever the Ethiopians enter Somalia.

Somalia didn’t have a functioning government since 1991 and has been split into mini regions by its neighbouring enemies and Islamists.

December 10, 2009

Musical ringtones on phones are banned

Musical ringtones on cell phones are banned according to this news report in Reuters.Hardline Islamic radicals consider music as a taboo as per Sharia.For these people,only Hadith or Koranic recitation is acceptable as ringtones.


Sharia Law Explained

Sharia Law Explained

Sacdiyo Sheeq used to love listening to Bollywood movie songs on her mobile telephone.But since hardline al Shabaab insurgents seized the southern Somali port of Kismayu, the 25-year-old’s life has changed.”Al Shabaab wants our ringtones to be only a Muslim cleric reading the Hadith or Koranic verse,” she told Reuters.

“I used to listen to my favorite Indian songs on my cell phone, but now I have just thrown that memory away.”Al Shabaab, which Washington says is al Qaeda’s proxy in the failed Horn of Africa state, wants to topple the U.N.-backed government and impose its own strict version of Sharia law.

The heavily armed group controls much of the south and parts of the capital Mogadishu, and courts run by its clerics have ordered executions, floggings and amputations in recent months.It has also banned movies, dancing at wedding ceremonies and playing or watching soccer in the areas under it control.

“We do not tolerate anything that may corrupt the people,” al Shabaab’s spokesman in Kismayu, Sheikh Hassan Yaqub, told Reuters by telephone. “We don’t allow anything that goes against our religion, especially music and sexy videos.”Ali Mahamud Yusuf, 19, fled his home in Kismayu after he was whipped in public last week by al Shabaab gunmen who had caught him listening to music and watching videos on his phone.


Sharia Law

Sharia Law

“I am still suffering from the 25 lashes,” Yusuf said. “They accused me of rejecting religion. I don’t want to tell you where I am now for security reasons. I am scared.”Fighting has killed 19,000 Somalis since the start of 2007, and while some residents credit the insurgents with restoring a semblance of order in some areas, al Shabaab’s strict rules have alienated many Somalis who are traditionally moderate Muslims.

But Kismayu residents said the rebel group’s latest rules on mobile phone ringtones posed yet another dilemma — since the faithful are not supposed to interrupt the Hadith (the word of the Prophet Mohammed), how are they supposed to answer calls?

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