UK: Jihad murderer of British soldier on London street smiles and kisses Qur'an as he is led from court
Muslim groups in the UK condemn the murder. That's great. But are they teaching in the mosques against the understanding of Islam that led to the murder?
"2 men found guilty of UK soldier murder," by Jill Lawless for the Associated Press, December 19 (thanks to Steve):
LONDON — Two British-born, al-Qaida-inspired extremists who considered themselves "soldiers of Allah" were convicted Thursday of murdering an off-duty serviceman who was run down with a car and stabbed to death in a frenzied attack on a London street. The jury of eight women and four men deliberated for just 90 minutes before finding Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale guilty of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby. They were acquitted of attempting to murder a police officer.
The two men will be sentenced early next year.
Neither defendant reacted as the jury foreman announced the verdicts. Adebolajo, at 29 the elder of the two, smiled and kissed a copy of the Quran as he was led down to the cells....