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“Come and support the Syrian uprising — men and women separately.”
The radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir organized a demonstration yesterday in Amsterdam to support the protesters in Syria. In an unusual move, the organizers separated male and female demonstrators, in accordance with strict Islamic law.
If there were any doubt that the Salafist groups were involved in the “Arab Spring” uprisings, yesterday’s event would remove them. Hizb ut-Tahrir’s support for the Syrian protesters indicates a substantial Salafist presence among the regime’s opponents.
Our Dutch correspondent Bolleke has compiled a report on what happened yesterday in Amsterdam:
I think the veneer is coming off the ottoman at this stage. Click here for the rest: