Abu Ubayda Yousif al-Annabi, May 2013

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Abu Ubayda Yousif al-Annabi

“The advocates of this grave deviation who declared war against Allah and all His messengers and violated the Quran and even the Torah and Bible by this disgraceful law [law of same sex marriage in France] are the same advocates of this crusade that was launched against our Muslim people in Mali unjustly and aggressively to force them to leave the pure Sharia of their Lord and make them follow their madness and rebellion against the religions, minds and nature, what they are calling to is a great vice which the heavens may almost be rent thereat, and the earth cleave asunder, and the mountains fall down in pieces, it wasn’t legalized by anyone neither in the dark ages and first Jahiliya or the medieval ages or even the people of Lot who were destroyed by Allah for practicing that immorality and destroyed their village by turning it upside down and rained on them stones of baked clay.”“The English Translation of the audio speech for sheikh Abu Ubayda Yousif Al-Annabi Entitled War on Mali,” Fursan Al-Balagh Media Translation Department, May 2013, http://azelin.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/shaykh-abc5ab-ubaydah-yc5absuf-al-anc481bc4ab-22the-war-on-mali22-en.pdf.

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