Money Jihad Blog: Syrian fighters funded in part by jizya
On June 17, 2013 · In Jihad, Jihadist Groups/Individuals, jizyah, Jordan, Syria, Terror Funding
This post is especially relevant given the announcement that the US will be providing aid to the so-called “rebels” in Syria, many of whom are Jihadists, some affiliated with Al Qaeda and some veterans of the insurgency in Iraq where they fought against US GIs.
It seems that the Jihadist Syrian rebels have been getting money from another source: jizya.
Jizya is the tax imposed on non-Muslims in an Islamic state. In this case, the Jihadists have been extorting money from Christians in Syria and neighboring Jordan. And these are our allies?
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