New Zealander joins fight in Syria. Kiwi jihadist burns his NZ passport, vows to fight to achieve ‘martyrdom’ A Kiwi with links to al-Qaeda has taken up arms in Syria and says he will fight until he becomes a martyr. Mark John Taylor has burnt his New Zealand passport and says he has already been… Continue reading New Zealander joins fight in Syria.
Quran 2:225. God does not impose blame upon you for what is unintentional in your oaths… Obviously the Govt are not as concerned with security as the public are: “Today, the Department of Internal Affairs refused to confirm the contact, saying it “does not discuss individual passport applications for privacy reasons”.” Kiwi jihadist wants to… Continue reading Kiwi jihadist wants to leave Syria
If it could happen to him, it could happen to anyone. Notice how his was not an online conversion, but a close personal one on one process that involved the devout women as well as the men. Another issue is evident; it is impossible even for those inside NZ’s Muslims community to distinguish the terrorists… Continue reading A Kiwi lad’s death by drone
A New Zealander has been killed while fighting in Syria – the first Kiwi casualty in the civil war. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) said it is aware of “unconfirmed reports” a New Zealander has died fighting in the Middle East country. It did not say when the death happened but confirmed… Continue reading First Kiwi casualty in Syrian war
Drone victims ‘radicalised’ at mosque The parents of a man killed by a drone in Yemen say he was “radicalised” in Christchurch. But preachers at the city mosque say they are moderates. Christchurch’s Muslim leaders say they are shocked and “disturbed” by claims two men killed in a drone strike in Yemen were introduced to… Continue reading Drone victims ‘radicalised’ at mosque
An Islamic studies specialist says people with links to al Qaeda exist in New Zealand and are a risk to the community. Zain Ali, from the University of Auckland, says the terrorist group has a clear agenda to instil fear and terror. “They’re always looking to recruit. And I think even John Key’s statement indicates… Continue reading Threat real, says academic: Al Qaeda-trained people in NZ, says Key.