John Walker Lindh, the captured Islamic militant who at age 20 journeyed to Afghanistan to join the Taliban and fought alongside the terrorists in the days after 9/11, was released from a U.S. federal prison in Indiana on Thursday, his lawyer confirmed to the Washington Post — despite lawmakers’ concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who officials say continues to “openly call for extremist violence.”
Speaking about the process that refugees go through, Omar claimed that Republicans were “really good at misinformation and sort of really reorganizing facts to sort of paint a picture that really eventually is not rooted in fact.”
“And so it is not that they might not be knowledgeable about this, but they use it as a tool to stir up hate and division,” Omar continued. “And ignorance really is pervasive in many parts of, of this country.”
Two days after the AJ+ television network published a video questioning the Holocaust, Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar repeatedly gave the network a boost.
On May 18, AJ+ Arabic posted a seven-minute video to social media with the caption “The gas chambers killed millions of Jews … So the story says. How true is the #Holocaust and how did the Zionists benefit from it?” The Jews “exploited the Holocaust for their agenda and made the whole world focus on their murders and forget the other victims.”
To save a life is as if you’ve saved all of mankind,” states the ad, which was paid for by Islamic Relief, an organization which is banned in Israel for allegedly funding Hamas.
In 2016, HSBC cut ties with the group after concerns that cash meant for humanitarian purposes was being sent to terrorist groups abroad.
The government of Bangladesh also put restrictions of the group, alleging funds were being used to promote radicalism. The United Arab Emirates government also blacklisted the group as an alleged terrorist front in 2016.
But this plot of land in Macon County, Alabama is described in an FBI search warrant as a “makeshift military-style obstacle course” belonging to a small group of terrorists led by Siraj Wahhaj who owned the property up a long dirt road but just a few miles from downtown Tuskegee.