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Monday, August 25, 2014

Islamist IS militants recruiting in Canada according to Imam

Imam receives death threat, says IS recruiting in Canada23AUG2014
excerpt from AFP :: http://www.afp.com/en/node/2754710
Syed Soharwardy, founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada (ISCC), called on Canadian and Western authorities to intensify the fight against jihadist movements.

"Absolutely I am convinced that this recruitment is going on right here in this country, under our noses, in our universities, in our colleges, in the places of worship, in our community," he told CBC public television.

Soharwardy added that a Muslim man from Ottawa who was fighting with IS in Mosul in northern Iraq had sent him a death threat on Facebook.

"He was condemning me for condemning ISIS, and he was saying that 'You are a deviant imam and your version of Islam is not the right version,'" Soharwardy said, using another acronym by which IS is known.

In February, intelligence services said at least 130 Canadians were fighting with IS in Iraq and Syria.

"Three Calgarian young fellows died in Iraq and Syria fighting for ISIS. One of them was very known to me," he said.

"These people are brainwashing people here in this country," he added.
There is little reason to doubt the imam's claim that islamic militants are recruiting in Canada. This isn' the first time militants have received support from Canadian muslims or have conducted operations from within Canada. Young, impressionable minds are fertile ground for cult leaders, and that is exactly what Islamic State is, a violent cult headed by a megalomaniac who convinces idealistic young men and women to take up a cause which promotes the sacrifice of innocent men, women and children in order to realize his dream (our nightmare) of an IS-lamic state.

We can ill afford to be naive in any respect. Militant Islam in its various sectarian flavours poses a great threat to the security of our nation and all nations.

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