Al-Qaeda (AQAP) and the regional al-Qaeda in Al-Qaeda in The Arabian Peninsula(AQAP) published this weekend messages denouncing the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. “immoral people, homosexuals, sowers of corruption and atheism”To the Middle East.
The messages from both the regional organization and the larger organisation did not mention any threat of attacking the tournament. It is considered to be one the most prestigious and popular sporting events worldwide. According to translations of the al-Qaeda message, it suggested that Muslims should be allowed in Qatar. “stone” Haram visitors.
Al-Qaeda is an al-Qaeda terrorist organisation that has Sunni jihadist ties. It’s most well-known for being involved in the 9/11 attacks against the American homeland. It was once under the watchful eye of an Islamic State affiliate for some time, but its wing in the Arabian Peninsula has greatly benefitted from Yemen’s civil war that lasted nearly eight years.
The lack of direct threat to infrastructure or populated events in Qatar may be the result of that country’s longstanding friendships with Sunni jihadist organizations. American officials had long accused Qatari officials in America of supporting al-Qaeda terrorists. The Taliban currently governs Afghanistan as the de facto government. “political office”It was in Qatar during the twenty-year Afghan War. Qatar also supported the Muslim Brotherhood, which is a terrorist political party that has a militant arm, and was subject to legal action after it was accused of supporting al-Qaeda’s offshoot, the Nusra Front.
FIFA’s decision to grant Qatar hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup was met by outrage from many parts of the globe. This was mainly due to Qatar’s Islamist legal code, documented abuses against human rights, and discrimination towards LGBT people. Al-Qaeda, however, complained Qatar invited too many. “immoral people”Host the event and bring the Middle East together.
“We warn our Muslim brothers from following this event or attending it,”An AQAP statement was made public this weekend, just before the event started on Sunday. The message complained about Qatar’s attrition “immoral people, homosexuals, sowers of corruption and atheism into the Arabian Peninsula.”
On Sunday, multiple sources – including the SITE Intelligence Group monitor and France 24 journalist Wassim Nasr – reported that the greater al-Qaeda organization had published another statement claiming the soccer tournament was a “pornographic campaign against the peninsula of Mohammed.”
#AlQaeda appelle au boycott de la coupe du monde au #Qatar, « Au sujet de la campagne pornographique contre la péninsule de Mohamed » accusant les pays du Golfe de « travailler à la solde des croisés pour éloigner les musulmans de la péninsule de leur foi musulmane » pic.twitter.com/aPYqOHzdpT
— Wassim Nasr (@SimNasr) November 20, 2022
According to an unauthenticated translation of the British, this statement Daily StarIt was said that “Zionist-Crusaders”We used soccer to launch our first book “invasion”Arabian Peninsula.
“Their acts are alien to our conservative societies and our Muslim peoples. Only they [Muslims] can do their jobs by stoning them,”The terrorists were allegedly advised.
Echoing AQAP, AQ Central Slams Qatar Hosting World Cup and Alleges Event Hides Intellectual and Political Aims https://t.co/3mHSO6kwkG pic.twitter.com/8GqYKQRRVq
— SITE Intel – Jihadist Threat (@siteintel_jt) November 20, 2022
Jihadists accuse Qatar of not holding a sufficient fundamentalist World Cup. These criticisms have been ongoing for years. They began with widespread concern that Qatar was exploiting and sometimes killing migrant workers to make it possible for them to construct the necessary venues before the deadlines in 2022. A 2016 study found that up to 60% of Qatari citizens lived in closely monitored labor camps. This included many foreigners from Southeast Asia who were lured in by poverty and trapped in the country with their passports confiscated. Workers who claim that their employers don’t pay them have complained to human rights groups. They were threatened with deportation if they didn’t comply. The British newspaper published a report last year. Guardian found that at least 6,500 people died building World Cup stadiums and other facilities.
Qatar has a reputation for being abusive to gay and other LGBT persons, as well as women. A report this month reveals that victims of Qatari crime system were subject to beatings, abuse and even gang violence by Qatari officers. They had been trying to get together with their same-sex partners in order for them to go on dates. No reports indicate that al-Qaeda issued any statements of approval or addressed Qatar’s abuse against gay people in its rants about the World Cup inviting “homosexuality”The region.
Western free governments have warned fans and tourists traveling to the World Cup that a wide variety of legal behavior in their home countries – such as drinking alcohol, eating pork, or possessing sex toys – could result in their arrest in Qatar. “Religious”Books, which are presumably not Islamic, may also be grounds for arrest.
Qatar has also faced longstanding accusations, including formal criminal investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, that it bribed FIFA for hosting rights.
Qatari officials have responded to international disapproval by accusing its detractors of racism. The word was used by Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Labor Minister. “racism”Directly in response to this criticism, in an interview with AFP this month.
“They don’t want to allow a small country, an Arab country, an Islamic country, to organize the World Cup,”He said.
Sepp Blatter, then-FIFA president, was also charged “a great deal of discrimination and racism”He was criticised for bribery accusations in 2015. However, he now calls Qatar hosting a “mistake.”
The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani called concerns about human rights in his country an “unprecedented campaign”To tarnish his country’s image in October.
“Since we won the honour of hosting the World Cup, Qatar has been subjected to an unprecedented campaign that no host country has ever faced,””The emir spoke.” “We initially dealt with the matter in good faith, and even considered that some criticism was positive and useful, helping us to develop aspects of ours that need to be developed.”
“But it soon became clear to us,”He concluded that “that the campaign continues, expands and includes fabrication and double standards, until it reached a level of ferocity that made many question, unfortunately, about the real reasons and motives behind this campaign.”
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