France: Mosque closed after it was discovered to be preaching armed jihad, Islamic martyrdom, and terrorism
Jihad Watch: Imagine the embarrassment of French authorities when they discover this mosque was not an outlier.
“Radical Islam: Allonnes mosque closes, government ‘uncompromising in the face of radicalization,’” translated from “Islam radical : la mosquée d’Allonnes ferme, le gouvernement «intransigeant face à la radicalisation»,” Le Parisien, October 13, 2021 (thanks to Medforth):
The prefecture of Sarthe announced on Wednesday that it had initiated a procedure for closing the mosque in Allonnes, a small town of about 11,000 inhabitants southwest of Le Mans, which welcomes around 300 faithful, and where sermons legitimize “the appeal to armed jihad.”
“According to the evidence collected, sermons and the activity of this place of worship, which is frequented by individuals belonging to or close to the radical Islamist movement, legitimize the use of armed jihad, death as a martyr, the commission of acts of terrorism, and the practice of violence, hatred and discrimination, as well as the establishment of Sharia law,” the Sarthe prefecture indicated in a press release.
The “inflexible” government