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The Foreigner Accused Muslim extremist indifferent to Norwegian politician. Mullah Krekar, indicted for making death threats against various people, says he has nothing against one of his targets Conservative leader Erna Solberg. Krekar attended the third day of the proceedings in Oslo District Court, Friday, in traditional Kurdish dress with approximately 20 books on Islam. At the hearing, he explained he has nothing against Erna Solberg and that he had no knowledge of her, but had heard her name on the television.

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Accused Muslim extremist indifferent to Norwegian politician

Published on Monday, 20th February, 2012 at 16:46 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson      .
Last Updated on 20th February 2012 at 20:28.

Mullah Krekar, indicted for making death threats against various people, says he has nothing against one of his targets Conservative leader Erna Solberg.



Krekar attended the third day of the proceedings in Oslo District Court, Friday, in traditional Kurdish dress with approximately 20 books on Islam.

At the hearing, he explained he has nothing against Erna Solberg and that he had no knowledge of her, but had heard her name on the television.

“My war arena is not in the west but in Kurdistan, Iraq. Our enemies are not communists, but the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). I did not know who Erna Solberg was,” Krekar told the court.

The books Krekar had brought with him were used to aid his explanations and elucidate what would happen to non-believers that burn the Koran. During the hearing Krekar also expressed his views on suicide bombers.

“I have nothing against suicide bombers, but it requires that they have not been fooled and know what they are doing. Suicide bombers may kill Norwegian soldiers in Afghanistan, but not when they’ve come back to Stavanger or Oslo, as they are out of the warzone.”

Amongst recounting today that he fears for his life and, according to his defence counsel Brynjar Meling, that several people came to Norway three weeks ago to kill him, Krekar claimed, “I haven’t committed a criminal act for 20 years.”

“It’s up to Norwegian legislation to accept or reject me, but nobody has the right to take my safety away from me. Anyone who does this, be it a Muslim or whoever they are, deserves to die,” he stated, saying Norwegian society does not deserve to pay the price, however.

The Mullah cannot be deported to Iraq for humanitarian reasons, as he may risk the death penalty.

At the opening of his trial, Krekar first admitted partial guilt to the charges, subsequently pleading not guilty.




Published on Monday, 20th February, 2012 at 16:46 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson      .
Last updated on 20th February 2012 at 20:28.

This post has the following tags: mullahkrekartrialoslo, krekardeaththreats.





  
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