Twitter personality “abdulrahman TN” calls for an “Ummah of Tawheed,” or a community of Muslims bound by oneness of God.Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, August 1, 2015, 2:08 a.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/627405634779090944. He is also a propagandist for ISIS and often tweets and rewteets news regarding attacks by and against the terror group.Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, June 10, 2015, 2:31 p.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/608748460892893185. On July 9, 2015, he tweeted, “The blood of our martyrs is dear to us anything else in this dunya [world].”
Many of abdulrahman TN’s tweets deride the U.S., British, Chinese, French, and Israeli governments.Abdulrahman TN, Twitter, accessed August 4, 2015, https://twitter.com/tawheednetwrk. Abdulrahman frequently ridicules the policies of British Prime Minister David CameronAbdulrahman TN, Twitter post, July 20, 2015, 6:58 a.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/623129756519780352. and regularly refers to America as a nation of terror.
Abdulrahman TN’s tweets also call for the release of individuals imprisoned for supporting terror groups.Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, July 19, 2015, 12:09 p.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/619221837441036288. Imprisoned individuals mentioned in abdulrahman’s tweets include Anjem Choudary and Mizanur Rahman, among others.Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, August 5, 2015, 1:46 p.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/629030777318191104.
Abdulrahman displays contempt for non-Sunni Muslims, describing them as animals:Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, September 17, 2015, 08.04 p.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/644663223812255745.
He is also openly anti-democratic and anti-secular:Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, September 15, 2015, 11:35 a.m. and 06:35 a.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/643810338958393344 and https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/643734880115892224.
On September 25, 2015, Abdulrahman TN tweeted a photo of a young smiling girl, dressed in a chador and holding an ISIS flag. He added the caption “Adorable :)”Abdulrahman TN, Twitter post, September 25, 2015, 3:40 p.m., https://twitter.com/TawheedNetwrk/status/647495892455587840.
- @TawheedNetwrkAbdulrahman TN, Twitter, accessed August 4, 2015, https://twitter.com/tawheednetwrk.
- Extremist entity
- Type(s) of Organization:
- Insurgent, territory-controlling, religious, terrorist, violent
- Ideologies and Affiliations:
- Islamist, jihadist, pan-Islamist, Salafist, takfiri
ISIS is a violent jihadist group based in Iraq and Syria. The group has declared wilayas (provinces) in Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the North Caucasus. ISIS has also waged attacks in Turkey, Lebanon, France, Belgium, Iraq, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Tunisia, and Kuwait.
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.