Twitter personality Omar C. promotes the cause of radical Islam. In his Twitter profile, Omar C. claims to be “Muslim,” “African,” and in favor of “Shar’a of Allah.” He adds: “Allah is the only legislator.”Omar C., Twitter, accessed August 19, 2015.
Omar C. is sympathetic to ISIS, promoting its agenda in most every tweet. Omar C.’s Twitter feed is also a frequent source of news from ISIS’s area of operations, as well as other Islamist news ranging from Iraq and Syria to Egypt and Libya.Omar C., Twitter post, July 6, 2015, 5:37 p.m., https://twitter.com/Alwalaawalbara/status/618217311305101313. On July 3, 2015, Omar C. tweeted in reference to the “khilafah,” or Islamic empire.Omar C., Twitter post, July 3, 2015, 4:29 a.m., https://twitter.com/Alwalaawalbara/status/616931862095765504.
He claims to operate out of Norway.Omar C., Twitter, accessed August 19, 2015, https://twitter.com/Alwalaawalbara.
- 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.
In Their Own Words:
So you go to India, and if you see a Hindu walking down the road you are allowed to kill him and take his money, is that clear? Jews should be killed ... as by Hitler. People with British passports, if you fly into Israel, it is easy. Fly into Israel and do whatever you can. If you die, you are up in paradise. How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.Undated