ISIS terrorists have called on their supporters to terrorise Jewish communities in the West, singling out the UK. This frightening call to arms emerged on an ISIS-linked Telegram channel called Lone Mujahid which is a chat room where aspiring terrorists are encourage to carry out “lone-wolf” attacks.
A chilling message contains a list of Jewish communities in the UK above a photograph of, Amedy Coulibaly, the terrorist who murdered four Jews in a kosher supermarket in Paris. The photograph is captioned, “Take the brother’s (rh) example and terrorize the Yahood (Jew).”
Another post urged fellow extremists to disguise themselves as Jews: “IF YOU’RE STILL IN THE WEST! Dress up like a Jew! Go to your nearest Jewish area! Make sure you have plenty of weapons under you coat! Then unleash the pain of the Muslims upon these A.P.E.S!!!.”
In December 2016, the channel posted a call to jihadists to prepare and launch attacks to coincide with Christmas, Chanukah and the new year celebrations. “Christmas, Hanukah and New Years Day is very soon InshaAllah. So let’s prepare a gift for the filthy pigs / apes,” reads one post, below a screenshot of a pressure cooker bomb-making tutorial.
There have been several other ISIS attacks on Jewish targets across the world. In May 2014, Mehdi Nemmouche, killed four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in the name of ISIS.
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