Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Aussie judge plays down jihad threat

Australia judge decrees that lesser jihad illegal

But still probably best to drop the problematic word, jihad, and just call it "violence," to be on the safe side. "Judge tells terror trial religiously motivated violence illegal," by Gary Hughes, for the Australian, August 18:
RELIGIOUSLY motivated violence was against the law, no matter which religious group was behind it, the judge in Australia's largest terrorism trial said today.
Hear that, all you would-be Buddhist mujahidin?

During his final directions to the jury, Justice Bernard Bongiorno said it did not matter whether the supposed justification for such violence came from the Bible or the Koran.

Read the full story at Jihad Watch

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