Memphis Professor Threatened by ISIS

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The extremist jihadi Islamic group has threatened a college professor from Memphis and Muslim leader who condemned the Charlie Hebdo terror attack in Paris. Yasir Qadhi, a teacher at Rhodes College, was targeted in an online militant extremist’s magazine, that is famously known as ISIS. The publication has the photo of Qadhi that says there is great reward for the Muslim who kills Qadhi and other apostate imams.

When there was a terror attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Qadhi had written on his Facebook page that ‘Muslim defends the honor of the prophet Mohammed by following his teaching and practices and not by murdering in his name.’ He also criticized the attack in sermons that are widely distributed in the Muslim Community. Twelve people were killed in January 7, attack. French police later the two gunmen. The gunmen said the act was to avenge the newspaper’s publication of satirical cartoons that showed Mohammed.

Qadhi said, his colleagues alerted him about the ISIS threat about two weeks ago when it was first published, and then the FBI contacted him about it.

Qadhi said, “Obviously I have taken some common sense precautions.” He agreed that Charlie Hebdo cartoonists drawing was offensive and rude, but not justification for killing people.

 “The people who killed the cartoonist have damaged the image of the prophet far more than the cartoonists could have,“ Qadhi said

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