| Manchester jihadi’s imam filmed fighting with jihadis in Libya; claimed he was there to help family
| Monday, May 29, 2017
|Jihad Watch : According to a hadith, Muhammad said, “War is deceit.” (Bukhari 4.52.268). And the British authorities are so very, very eager to be
deceived. Manchester killer’s imam ‘was filmed fighting with militants in Libya
despite claiming he was there to help his parents and brothers flee the
violence,'” by Chris Greenwood, Sam Greenhill and Ian Drury, Daily Mail, May 27, 2017:
The chief imam of the mosque where Manchester bomber
Salman Abedi worshipped fought with militants in Libya, it was reported
last night. Mustafa Graf, 46, appeared alongside elders at Didsbury Mosque at a
press conference on Wednesday, condemning the atrocity which killed 22
people and distancing themselves from Abedi. Mr Graf admits being in Libya during the 2011 revolution and that he was captured by forces from the Gaddafi regime.
French AFP news agency, a British fighter named Mostafa Abdallah Graf
describes preparations for battle against Gaddafi’s forces at Beni
Walid, near Tripoli. Interviewed in front of militants loading large bombs and other munitions, he is wearing a desert combat uniform and sunglasses. In Arabic, he says: ‘These munitions are from various cities in
Libya. They are for tanks, heavy artillery and missiles.
everything is ready – we’re just waiting for orders to attack.’ Father-of-four Mr Graf, who fled Libya in 1991 and was an outspoken
critic of Colonel Gaddafi’s regime, was twice captured by the dictator’s
forces after travelling to Libya in February 2011. He said he went to
help his elderly father, who is suffering from cancer, his mother and
his brothers. But days before setting off, he praised revolutionaries’ bravery and his delight that Gaddafi’s regime could come to an end.
There is no suggestion that Mr Graf was involved in jihadi groups
operating as part of the revolution. Moderate rebel groups during the
2011 revolution were supported and armed by the West. Mr Graf, from Chorlton, did not respond to requests for comment about his time in Libya. On Thursday night’s BBC Question Time programme, an audience member
said he was given an ‘anti-West’ leaflet at Didsbury Mosque, which said
‘modesty, shame and honour have no place in Western civilisation’.
But another audience member who said she had attended the mosque for
decades, said the handout was ‘not official’ and argued that the mosque
had a ‘multi-cultural community'.
|posted by D.Swami Gwekanandam @ 7:35 PM