Saturday, January 16, 2010

Brutal Crackdown of Peaceful Muslim Demo Turns Ugly

Onyango Oloo recounts Friday's demonstration calling for the release of Jamaican cleric Abdullah al-Faisal, a controversial figure who is on global terror watch list.

He argues:
The Kenyan state authorities should not be surprised if their unprovoked assault on peaceful Muslims converging near their house of prayer on Friday, one of the holiest days in the Muslim calendar, will not lead to a deepening of hostilities and precipitate a radical transformation especially among the younger Muslims to veer towards more militant positions.
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