An Arab Spring message to President Obama from Tunisia
On May 20, 2012, thousands of supporters of Ansar Al-Shari’a in Tunisia (AST), an extreme Salafi group headed by Abu ‘Iyadh Al-Tunisi and known for its support of the mujahideen, rallied in Kairouan, Tunisia, bearing the black flags of Al-Qaeda and chanting slogans in support of jihad. AST is strictly anti-secular and, following the Jasmine Revolution, staunchly opposed any participation in the October 2011 elections, toeing a stricter Salafi line than its counterpart Al-Nahda, which won the same elections.
A transcript of the video can be read at MEMRI
Editor’s note: In our politically correct Western society if an Arab calls a black man an ape, is it racist? No one in the liberal media, not even MSNBC, has any problem with the constant racist comments from Islamic imams. Why is that?