Today, I choose to reflect on our village Duraz’s siege from my own perspective. We are having to suffer long queues of cars to report to a police checkpoint – one of only two for a village and an area that hosts over 20,000 residents – to get home.
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“What should citizens do if they are ruled by a dictator, who ruled with an iron fist, fire, prisons, torture, and death, when a foreigner comes and removes that dictator for them… should the citizens stand with the dictator and fight the foreigner, or should they welcome the foreigner who rid them of the despot?” […]
The signatories describe those who use religion for inciting violence as Ã¢â‚¬Å“the sheikhs of deathÃ¢â‚¬?. Among those mentioned by name is Yusuf Al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian preacher working in Qatar. The signatories accuse him of Ã¢â‚¬Å“providing a religious cover for terrorism.Ã¢â‚¬? Last year Qaradawi raised a storm when he issued a fatwa allowing the killing of […]