Death-Glorifying

Raphael Hostey a.k.a. Abu Qaq al-Britani Afro, Tweet, June 24, 2015

“Do you realise the reward you get for beheading murtaddūn?”Qa’qa’ al-Baritani, Twitter post, June 24, 2015, 5:58 p.m., https://twitter.com/an_Najdee/status/613828493445591045.

Nicholas Alexander Rovinski, May 13, 2015

In reference to the May 12, 2015 Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia:

“Whoever crashed the train deserves a medal!”“Criminal Complaint,” U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, June 12, 2015, http://wpri.com/read-criminal-complaint-against-nicholas-rovinski/.

Raphael Hostey a.k.a. Abu Qaqa al-Britani Afro, Tweet, undated

“That video was epic Head chopped of no need for the medic Fake Scholar all apologetic So pathetic Remember to kuffar [non-Muslims] we ain’t sympathetic”Nazia Parveen, “Unmasked, jihadi chief who's a British rapper with an afro: Student revealed as 'senior commander' responsible for recruiting fellow Brits for ISIS,” Daily Mail (London), March 26, 2015, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2997904/Unmasked-jihadi-chief-s-British-rapper-afro-Student-named-senior-commander-responsible-recruiting-fellow-countrymen.html#ixzz3eSUyfmGX.

Abu Rumaysah, May 2015

“When we descend to London, Paris, and Washington the taste will be far bitterer because not only will we spill your blood, but we will also demolish your statues, erase your history and, most painfully, convert your children who will go on to champion our name and curse their forefathers.”Heather Saul, “ISIS ‘tourist guide’: British jihadist Abu Ramaysah publishes e-book comparing self-declared caliphate to ‘plush holiday resort,’” Independent (London), May 19, 2015, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-tourist-guide-british-jihadist-abu-rumaysah-publishes-ebook-comparing-selfdeclared-caliphate-to-plush-holiday-resort-10260868.html.

Statement, April 2015

“We, the Mourabitoun group, announce the martyrdom operation that one of our knights, Ibrahim al-Ansari, undertook at the headquarters of the Nigerian forces.”Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra, “Islamist group claims attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Mali,” Reuters, April 18, 2015, http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/18/us-mali-un-idUSKBN0N90F920150418.

EPIC, Tweet, January, 2015

“Woohoo so happy about Paris shooting. Die in your rage Muslim killings French.” (Tweet)CEP, “ISIS Supporters & Other Extremists Respond to Paris Terror Attack,” Storify, January 2015, https://storify.com/CEP/isis-supporters-respond-to-paris-terror-attack.

Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, December 2014

Regarding the American hostage Luke Somers: “We give the American government a timeframe of three days from the issuance of this statement to meet our demands about which they are aware; otherwise, the American hostage held by us will meet his inevitable fate.” “U.S. Discloses Failed Attempt to Rescue American in Yemen,” Reuters, December 4, 2014, http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/04/us-mideast-crisis-yemen-usa-idUSKCN0JI0Y320141204.

Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the IRGC, October 21, 2014

“Exporting the Islamic Revolution to the world, the country's full and sustainable security and its pride and honor are the achievements gained as a result of the blood of our martyrs.”“IRGC Commander: Iran Prevents Expansion of Zionist Regime in Region,” Fars News Agency, October 21, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930729001391

Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the IRGC, May 31, 2014

The IRGC “stands atop the world, given its hundreds of martyrdom-seeking battalions and hundreds of highly trained combat battalions.”Ariel Ben Solomon, “Iranian Commander Says Readying Launch of Air Defense System More Advanced than Russian S-300,” Jerusalem Post, June 1, 2014, http://www.jpost.com/Iranian-Threat/News/Iran-Islamic-Republic-has-air-defense-system-more-advanced-than-Russian-s-300-355014.

PIJ statement, January 2014

“The blood of martyrs will not be in vain, but a curse that chases the occupier everywhere.”Yaakov Lappin, “After IAF Terrorist Assassination, Islamic Jihad Says ‘Blood of Martyrs Not in Vain,’” Jerusalem Post, January 22, 2014, http://www.jpost.com/Defense/IAF-airstrike-kills-PFLP-terrorist-responsible-for-rocket-fire-on-Negev-338961.