Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Rifqa Bary's Parents Belong To Muslim Brotherhood-Linked Mosque

Fathima Rifqa Bary: Facing torture, death at hands of family for leaving Islam

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"The primary issue in this case is the clear and present danger that is presented by the Noor Center mosque and its ties to terrorist activity and the Bary parents' devotion to, relationship with, and regular participation in the Noor Center," he said.

According to exhibits submitted by the Department of Justice during a terrorism finance trial, the CEO of the Noor Center, Hany Saqr, has direct ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

"The Muslim Brotherhood of North America is an international organization which was responsible for birthing every Islamic terror organization in the world, including al-Qaida," Stemberger said. "So, when you think about al-Qaida, you can think that the Muslim Brotherhood is responsible for al-Qaida's existence."

Saqr had also been an imam, or Islamic religious leader, for another mosque in the same area of Columbus at the same time the largest-known al-Qaida cell in the United States was operating out of that mosque, according to an Investigation and Intelligence Memorandum filed by Stemberger today.