Muslim Murder in London

Last May, Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, two Muslim converts, both Christian apostates, deliberately ran down an off-duty British soldier, Lee Rigby, in their automobile on a main street in the London suburb of Woolwich.  In front of eyewitnesses, they then repeatedly stabbed him and tried to behead him with a machete.  Their trial and conviction at the end of 2013 has cast new light on what had been the most hideous publicly committed murder anyone can remember.  A video of the incident seen by the court showed the killers hacking to death the unarmed soldier in civilian clothes and afterward waving hands dripping with blood and shouting “Allahu akbar!”  They mutilated Rigby’s body and dragged it into the street so that passersby could not miss seeing it.  Adebolajo handed one of these unwilling spectators a letter saying that “to fight Allah’s enemies is an obligation.”

British police officers do not carry guns, and a special armed-response unit had to be called out.  When they arrived, the Muslim killers attacked them, even though the assassins’ only firearm was an old and rusty “cowboy” revolver that was not loaded.  They were hoping that they would be shot dead on the spot and become martyrs for Islam.  However, they were merely wounded, and British paramedics worked urgently and...

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