A Muslim may not be punished for killing a non-Muslim.
What part of that is it that you don’t understand?
Ignoring the doctrine of our implacable enemies causes heartache, grief and confusion among our people. But not only that. Its also an act of betrayal and dereliction of duty. I wish I could inform the families of these slain soldiers about what’s going on here. If you have their contact details, we will be happy to inform the grieving relatives about what’s going on here:
Still no justice for murdered solider Simon Miller
THE father of a North East soldier murdered by an Iraqi mob says he has lost all hope his son’s killers will ever be brought to justice.
John Miller says he is devastated after the charges were dropped against two Iraqis accused of killing his son Simon Miller, 21, a Corporal in the Red Caps.
The Washington soldier died alongside Cpl Paul Long, 24, from South Shields, South Tyneside, when their group of six military police was attacked by Iraqis, in the south of the country, in 2003.
Hamza Hateer and Mussa Ismael al Fartusi had been due to stand trial at Baghdad’s central criminal court accused of their murder, but were yesterday acquitted after a top Iraqi judge said there was insufficient evidence to proceed with a prosecution.
It is understood witnesses in the case had refused to identify the accused.
The trial collapse means the families of Cpl Miller and Cpl Long no longer have an end in sight to their battle for justice after already waiting seven frustrating years. The young soldiers were tied up, hit with gun-ends, and dragged through the street, before being killed along with Sgt Simon Hamilton-Jewell, Cpl Russell Aston, L Cpl Benjamin Hyde, and L Cpl Thomas Keys.
Last night Cpl Miller’s father, John, said: “Angry is an understatement, I just can’t believe it. There’s no chance my son’s killers will ever be brought to justice now. It’s sickening.
“I don’t know where to turn or what to do. It means whoever did this is out there somewhere walking around free.
“Bringing the killers to justice is everything to me, what else do I have to hang on to now my son’s been taken?”
The Red Caps from 156 Provost Company were killed in Majar al-Kabir, southern Iraq, in June 2003, where they had been training Iraqi officers at a police station.
Arrest warrants for eight suspects were issued by a court in Baghdad in February 2006, but nothing was carried out for another two years.
After yesterday’s acquittal, ordered by Chief Justice Baleagh Hamdi Hikmat, it is understood a third Iraqi is to be detained for further investigation over allegations he used a dead soldier’s gun. The court said it would pursue theft charges.
Accounts manager Mr Miller, 59, said: “We were led to believe the convictions would be a formality.
“If that is the gratitude we get from the Iraqi people for liberating their country it is a disgrace.
“I will remember those names because I want to see justice done. Part of the healing process would be to see justice done. I don’t know where to turn now. My son has been let down yet again.”
During the inquest it emerged the murdered soldiers had not been equipped with Iridium satellite telephones, despite a direct order from their commanding officer all units must carry one in case they needed to call for help.
This was blamed on an equipment shortage. The soldiers had also been unaware of the climate of anger which had been created in the region by three days of fire-fights between Paras and Iraqis, and rumours of four Iraqi deaths earlier on the day they were attacked.
A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman said: “We know that the families of the six servicemen will be devastated by today’s events and our thoughts remain with them. Seven further arrest warrants remain outstanding and are being actively pursued by the Iraqi authorities.
“We will continue to do all we can to press for the prosecution of those responsible.”
Not the chance of a snowflake in hell. Our soldiers are in Iraq and Afghanistan to establish Â Mohammedan despotism under sharia.
Something’s gone wrong here. What could it possibly be?