French Jihadist Mohammad Merah May Not Be a Lone Wolf: Video of Killings Sent Anonymously to Al Jazeera: Abdelkader Merah Charged

Al-Jazeera News received a video of Mohammad Merah’s attack on the Jewish School in Toulouse, France. Merah is also known as Mohammed, and Mohamed. The theory that Merah was a lone wolf is now being questioned. His brother, Abdelkader Merah is behind bars, and charged as an accomplice. Mohammad Merah died in a shootout on March 22nd, when he attempted to escape out of his apartment window. He came down dead in a hail of bullets.

Mohammed Merah

The envelope containing the video received at Al-Jazeera was postmarked March 21st, from a postal processing center near Toulouse…

On March 24th, Mohammed’s brother Abdelkader Merah was charged as an accomplice with his now-dead brother.

Abdelkader Merah, the 29-year-old brother of Mohammed, appeared in court today after allegations that he was close to a Jewish school last Monday when his 23-year-old sibling gunned down a Rabbi, his two children, and a teenage pupil.

He is also believed to have assisted his brother in an attack on French paratroopers, which saw three shot dead. Source: Daily Mail UK

Abdelkader Merah (center)

Abdelkader Merah may be facing life in prison. Note in the photo above that French Police have to cover their faces when they deal with Muslim jihadists.

Interestingly, while the apprehension and death of Mohammad Merah was underway, French riot police were busy with “religious tension,” after Jewish graves were desecrated “across France.”

Meanwhile, new video footage released by police shows the inside of the Toulouse apartment where Mohammed Merah had his last stand.

The chaotic flat is cluttered with furniture strewn across each room blocking the way, and one wall is peppered in what looks like bullet holes.

Mohammad Merah's Apartment

Merah is being held up as an martyr in some quarters, with Jewish cemeteries targeted in attacks which police are linking to the Merah atrocities.
On Thursday night Stars of David – a symbol of Judaism – were torn off some 30 graves in the eastern Jewish cemetery in the Mediterranean city of Nice.

Who would be religiously “tense” about a jihadist killing your neighbors? Catholics? Protestants? Buddhists? No, only Muslims or Muslim sympathizers. Only Jihadist-wannabes.

New York Times, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked that Al Jazeera not air the gruesome killings: (Note the differing report below that the video was delivered USB, versus the description of an envelope and a Toulouse postal distribution center)

In a statement on its English-language Web site, Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, said it “will not air video of French shootings” because the video “did not add any information that was not already in public domain. It also did not meet the television station’s code of ethics for broadcast.”…

In a statement on its English-language Web site, Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, said it “will not air video of French shootings” because the video “did not add any information that was not already in public domain. It also did not meet the television station’s code of ethics for broadcast.” ..

As the police had earlier reported, Mr. Tarrouche [Al-Jazeera] said Mr. Merah apparently had a camera around his neck as he carried out the attacks. Mr. Tarrouche said Al Jazeera had given the video to the police.

Mr. Merah or an accomplice apparently mailed the video to Al Jazeera’s Paris bureau on a USB computer key. It was accompanied by an unsigned letter in capital letters written in “sometimes bad French” and purporting to be from Al Qaeda, Mr. Tarrouche said.

No doubt, if an American soldier killed a Muslim, and Al-Jazeera had the video, it would be aired every where, often. What better way to hide jihad than to hide it? And, yes, I do understand respecting the families of the dead.

Posted by Maggie @ Maggie’s Notebook

 

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  • Conniption Fitz

    Merah also looks like he could be Obama’s son.

  • I think it’s insane that Al-Jazira doesn’t play the video. They should be care about the information. About the clear information, I mean. Everybody should hear about these things.