There is a difference between Islam and it’s “Islamic” members. As there is with Christianity and those who call themselves Christians. This week during the World Cup fever youth in Somalia have been killed for watching the football games. Yes, killed!
Two Somali soccer fans were executed on the weekend by Islamic militants after they were caught watching a World Cup match, the U.K.’s Daily Telegraph‘s correspondent in South Africa reports.
The men were watching the Nigeria-Argentina game near Mogadishu on Saturday when their house was stormed by extremist militants in the Hizbul Islam group (part of al Shabaab), which controls the area. Ten others were arrested. There is no information on how the two men were executed or any other details about their identities.
Many towns in Somalia that are not controlled by the government are banned from watching the World Cup, which has been declared by al Shabaab as “un-Islamic,” because citizens should be focusing on the “pursuit of holy jihad,”…