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Boko haram represents a general Islamist hatred of women rights- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Boko haram represents a general Islamist hatred of women rights- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Ayaan Hirsi-Ali
Source: http://www.axelspringer.de/imgs/21/37043324_d7d3b30cfd

Since the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria last month, the meaning of Boko Haram—the name used by the terrorist group that seized the girls—has become more widely known. The translation from the Hausa language is usually given in English-language media as “Western Education Is Forbidden,” though “Non-Muslim Teaching Is Forbidden” might be more accurate. But little attention has been paid to the group’s formal Arabic name: Jam’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-da’wa wal-Jihad. That roughly translates as “The Fellowship of the People of the Tradition for Preaching and Holy War.” That’s a lot less catchy than Boko Haram but significantly more revealing about the group and its mission. Far from being an aberration among Islamist terror groups, as some observers suggest, Boko Haram in its goals and methods is in fact all too representative.

 

 

 

 

 

Read more:  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303701304579549603782621352

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