3,000 Islamist Women Rally– Pledge Babies For Jihad
Mothers for jihad.
A burqa-clad woman attends a gathering with her children at the radical Red Mosque in Islamabad July 9, 2008. About 2,000 Islamist women gathered at the Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital on Wednesday and vowed to raise their children for holy war, days after a suicide bomber killed 18 people after a similar rally. (REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood)
3,000 women held a rally today in Islamabad and promised to raise their children for jihad.
The Daily Times reported:
About 3,000 Islamist women gathered at the radical Lal Masjid in the capital on Wednesday and vowed to raise their children for jihad, days after a suicide bomber killed 19 people after a similar rally on July 6.
Chanting slogans of “jihad is our way”, burqa-clad women, some carrying babies, listened to fiery speeches from the daughter of the mosque’s jailed cleric on the eve of the anniversary of a raid on the complex in which more than 100 people died. “Our mujahideen laid down their lives for the enforcement of the Islamic system in Pakistan. We are left behind to carry forward their mission,” the daughter of cleric Abdul Aziz told the tightly guarded rally in the mosque compound.
Several thousand men had attended a similar rally on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the commando raid that ended a weeklong siege that had begun when gunmen from the mosque clashed with police. Shortly after the Sunday rally ended, a suicide bomber attacked policemen who had been guarding the gathering killing 19 people, all but four of them policemen.
Maybe we should sit down and talk with them?