Tolerance: Islamists Destroy Another Saint’s Tomb in Mali

Posted by on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:25 am

Since  we’re still legally allowed to criticize the subhuman savagery of the Islamists, here you go.

ISLAMISTS destroyed another tomb of a Muslim saint in a northern Mali region under their control, witnesses said.

“I saw the Islamists in Goundam destroy the mausoleum of Alfa Mobo, beside the cemetery,” local municipal councillor Mamadou Cisse said.

Another witness, who declined to be identified, said, “They smashed the mausoleum down to the level of the tomb.”

He added that “there were 11 of them and someone was filming it.”

The witnesses said the Islamists were armed with axes and other tools.

Goundam, 90 kilometres from Timbuktu, is in the hands of the Islamist group Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith), which with other radicals have been destroying local Muslim shrines since seizing northern Mali in April.

The Islamists say the shrines, venerated by local people and declared part of the world’s heritage by the United Nations, are “haram”, or forbidden in Islam.

Ansar Dine sparked widespread condemnation when they began destroying the renowned cultural treasures of Timbuktu on July 1, shortly after UNESCO placed them on a list of endangered World Heritage sites.

They destroyed seven of Timbuktu’s 16 mausolea of ancient Muslim saints and the sacred door of the 15th-century Sidi Yahya mosque.

Nothing mentioned about rage over a YouTube video. Meanwhile, our future overlords are protesting the First Amendment today in Dearbornistan. That encouragement from the president was really helpful.

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