Thailand: Jihadists behead three people this week, bringing their total to 47
“Therefore, when ye meet the Unbelievers (in fight), smite at their necks…” Qur’an 47:4
They just want Sharia — as always.
“Thailand: More beheadings in troubled Muslim south,” fromÂ AKI, February 26 (thanks to JW):
Narathiwat, 26 Feb. (AKI) – Suspected “Islamist rebels” Â have decapitated three people in Thailand’s Muslim dominated south in the past week, police said on Thursday. (Calling them “missionary bandits” didn’t change theirÂ attitudesÂ then?/ed)Three people were killed late on Wednesday in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat , and one of the victims was decapitated, police said.
Forty-seven people, often soldiers, have been beheaded in Thailand’s three Muslim-majority provinces of Yala, Narathiwat and Pattani since 2004. An estimated 3,300 people have been killed in the conflict.
Experts say the region’s Islamic schools or ‘pondok’ are fomenting the Islamist rebellion.
Demands by Thai Muslims include the introduction of Islamic lawÂ and making ethnic Pattani Malay (Yawi) a working language in the region. They also want an improvement in the local economy and education system….