Information icon.svg Our Community Standards are under review. Your comments and inputs are welcome on the relevant project talkpage.

Mullah Krekar

From RationalWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Mullah Krekar in 2011
Party Like It's 632
Islam
Icon islam.svg
Turning towards Mecca

Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad, better known as Mullah Krekar (1956–), is an Iraqi-born Kurdish Sunni cleric and the former head of Muslim terrorist group Ansar al-IslamWikipedia (see Abu Musab al-Zarqawi).[1]

Krekar came to Norway with his family in 1991 as a quota refugee, and was since imprisoned for making threats against public officials. Although he was supposed to be extradited to Iraq, because the likelihood of torture is high there, the order was suspended.

In July 2019, Krekar was sentenced to 12 years' prison by an Italian court for planning terror attacks. Italian prosecutors maintained Krekar led a terror group called Rawti Shax,Wikipedia with ties to ISIS.[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]