Senior Jihadi Writer Suggests Killing Westerners, Putting Their Decapitated Heads On Display To Silence Attempts To Mock Prophet Muhammad MEMRI
On September 18, 2012, Muhib Ru'yat Al-Rahman, a senior writer on leading jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam, suggested that Muslims living in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the U.S. kill Westerners and display their decapitated heads along roads with a statement reading: "This is the punishment of those who insult our prophet." While expressing respect for those calling to boycott European and American products over the release of the film "Innocence of Muslims," which negatively depicts Muhammad, Muhib insists that the best way to deter people from insulting Muhammad and his wives is to implement his proposal.
Senior AQAP Sheikh: The Only Response To Insults To The Prophet's Honor Is Bloodshed And Beheadings
In a 10-minute audio message, Hareth bin Ghazi Al-Nazari, a senior sheikh in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), exhorts the Muslims to attack the US for distributing the anti-Muhammad film. He states that insulting the Prophet is an unpardonable sin which renders pointless any dialogue or demands for apology, and that the only response to it is to kill and chop off heads.Egyptian Jihadi Cleric In New Fatwa: Creators Of Anti-Islamic Film Must Be Killed On September 17, 2012, Al-Bayan, a media outlet of the jihadi movement in Egypt, published a fatwa on jihadi forums issued by Ahmad 'Ashoush, a prominent figure in the movement, calling to kill the creators of the anti-Islamic film "Innocence of Muslims." It should be noted that several months ago, 'Ashoush issued a similar fatwa, urging to kill non-Muslims who insult Muhammad, in retaliation for a cartoon row in Germany.
AQIM Calls For Attacks On U.S. Embassies In North Africa
On September 18, 2012, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published a communiqué in which it urged Muslims in North Africa to emulate the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and attack U.S. diplomats and embassies in their countries.