Thursday, March 27, 2008

Storm Track Intimidation: Welcome to Indonesia, Infidel – Here’s Your Beating

Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has a message for all of you infidels that would like to visit the wonderful exotic islands of Indonesia. Don’t come unless you want a beating.

ISLAMIC cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has returned to his hardline rhetoric with a call for followers to beat up Western tourists and for young Muslims to die as martyrs.

In the sermon, organised by an Islamic youth organisation and delivered a few kilometres from the home village of convicted Bali bombers Amrozi and Mukhlas, Bashir likened tourists in Bali to "worms, snakes, maggots", and specifically referred to the immorality of Australian infidels.

He called for signs to be erected across Indonesia warning tourists they were entering a Muslim area, and directing they cover up appropriately. But in east Java, he urged the Islamist youth to "beat up" foreigners.

"God willing, there are none here," Bashir said. "If there were infidels here, just beat them up. Do not tolerate them."

I wonder what the Indonesian Tourist Bureau has to say about this maggot.

Read the rest at The Gathering Storm.

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