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UK police force promotes “Islamophobia Awareness Month” with Islamic State hand signal

UK police force promotes “Islamophobia Awareness Month” with Islamic State hand signal

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
16/11/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

The signal of the index finger held up is, of course, used in myriad contexts, but it has become associated with a declaration of the oneness of Allah and allegiance to the Islamic State. And now we learn that a company linked to Islamic jihadists gave the witless Bedfordshire Police the logo it was using for “Islamophobia Awareness Week.” Coincidence? Unlikely. Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend) must have known: this signal has been known to be a sign of allegiance to the Islamic State for almost as long as there has been an Islamic State. It has been described as the group’s “ubiquitous hand signal.” It strains credulity to think that a Muslim in November 2016 who is upset about “Islamophobia” doesn’t know its significance as a sign of support for the Islamic State.