Skip to content

CATHOLIC ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Islamic State infiltrating North Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)
9/3/2014 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Middle Eastern correspondent says that disaffected youth being recruited by agents to fight in Iraq, Syria

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL or IS was created last year in the wake of the multinational war against Syria. They design to eventually take over the world. This mysterious terrorist movement is becoming more and more prevalent in North Africa.

A recruitment campaign, led by ISIL in the North African region has been targeting young people with socially disadvantaged backgrounds.

A recruitment campaign, led by ISIL in the North African region has been targeting young people with socially disadvantaged backgrounds.

Highlights

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
9/3/2014 (2 years ago)

Published in Middle East

Keywords: IS, ISIL, North Africa, recruitment, disaffected youth


ALGIERS, ALGERIA (Catholic Online) - Young people in North Africa have begun to adhere en masse to this new terrorist organization. The Islamic State intends to rebuild a new caliphate on the ruins of the old dynasties.

A recruitment campaign, led by ISIL in the North African region has been targeting young people with socially disadvantaged backgrounds. The group sometimes recruit the young by promising large sums of money while they receive combat training. The organization also uses also online social networks to attract youth.

SAVE Iraqi Christians from Genocide --

Web sites, related to IS are now widely available throughout the region. Parents are frequently unable to monitor their children's online activities and contacts.

Five thousand young men in Maghreb have been recruited to fight future battles. In Libya, this organization has established its bases and training camps in the region neighboring Derna under the aegis of the Emirs who came back from Syria after having fighting against the forces loyal to Bashar Assad. More than 2,000 came back between 2013 and the first quarter of the current year according to reliable sources in Libya.

Entrenched in the Maghreb, this "Islamist" movement have worried both Western and North African governments.

Its expansion will not exempt the region of Maghreb from the dangers of warfare. Terrorist organizations have over a long period of time have used this area as a secured stronghold where they can spread easily their ideology founded on the "holy war" against what they believe to be the "tyrants."

As it is customary amidst terrorist circles, those who are perceived "not with them" are viewed as being opposed to them.

Non-Muslim citizens of the Islamic state will be the first to be victim of this situation. Their right of existence or residence is insured against the payment of jizyah, the tax collected from non-Muslims.

With the total consolidation of the foundations of this new Islamic state, non-Muslims will face certain restrictions. They will be excluded from specific duties assigned to Muslims, and will be denied political rights.

Women refusing to be veiled are also viewed as being contrary to their agenda, as well as those who choose to drink alcohol.

"Nowadays it is almost impossible to force anyone to pay for a purely private and personal conviction. Religious beliefs can't in any way constitute an acceptance criterion in the new foundations of Republican principles. Then providers of such a current are out of phase with time," Mohammad Rizig writer and sociologist says.

---


'Help give every student and teacher Free resources for a world-class moral Catholic education'


Copyright 2017 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for MAY 2017
Christians in Africa.
That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.


Comments


More Middle East

ISIS beats in the heads of children and boasts new weapons in horrific new images (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Watch

Image of ISIS continues their reign of terror in the Middle East.

Terrorist group, the Islamic State has executed at least 24 innocent women and children in horrific bloody massacre. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


Interactive map reveals ISLAM responsible for almost ALL terrorist attacks Watch

Image of The Islamic State is the world's leading perpetrator of terrorism.

Muslims are by far the greatest perpetrators of terrorism around the world, according to a report from PeaceTech Lab, visualized by Esri ... continue reading


Terrorist encouraged to take more hostages in desperate attempt to instill fear Watch

Image of ISIS' Rumiyah magazine encourages terrorists to take hostages (Wikipedia).

ISIS has long been suffering severe casualties in the war on terror, but in the latest issue of ISIS magazine Rumiyah, terrorists are ... continue reading


Does this mysterious stone hold a secret about human civilization? Watch

Image of Egyptian civilization was among the first to perfect neolithic agriculture. Were these developments forced by a cosmic cataclysm?

The Vulture Stone is an ancient carving with mysterious significance. However, researchers from the University of Edinburgh now believe ... continue reading


Second-year medical student plotted EASTER jihad SUICIDE MASSACRE Watch

Image of Noreen Leghari pledged allegiance to ISIS and plotted an Easter massacre at a Pakistani church.

Noreen Leghari was arrested the Friday before Easter for plotting a terrorist attack on behalf of ISIS. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.