An imam at a radical Islam-linked mosque in Copenhagen, Denmark has been accused of calling for the murder of Jews, Yahoo! News reports.
A complaint by Denmark’s Jewish community has been filed against imam Mundhir Abdallah of the Masjid Al-Faruq mosque for citing a hadith on March 31st, asking for Muslims to rise up and kill Jews. A hadith, according to Wikipedia, is secondary to the Koran but describes “the words, actions, or habits of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.”
Transcripts of the YouTube video provided by The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) quotes the imam as saying, "Judgment Day will not come until the Muslims fight the Jews and kill them.”
This particular mosque was visited by ISIS sympathizer Omar al-Hussein in 2015, the day before he shot and killed one person at a freedom of expression conference and a Jewish man standing outside of a synagogue in Copenhagen. The terrorist was eventually killed in a shootout with police.
The head of the Jewish community in Denmark, Dan Rosenberg Asmussen, wants a police investigation into the mosque and the imam.
"We fear that weak and easily-influenced persons could interpret this kind of preaching as an appeal to visit acts of violence or terror on Jews," he said.
Denmark’s minister of immigration and integration said the imam’s comments were “horrible, anti-democratic and abominable.”
Yahoo notes that six foreigners have recently been banned from Denmark for at least two years for preaching hate. Five out of the six are Muslims from Saudi Arabia, Canada, Syria, and America. The sixth is evangelist Terry Jones, famous for burning copies of the Koran in Florida.