Danish Muslim cleric offers to bury French priest-killer terrorist


A man stands next to the unmarked grave of Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, the Copenhagen terrorist gunman, at the Muslim cemetery in Broendby, south of Copenhagen, Denmark, 20 February 2015. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, carried out deadly attacks in Copenhagen, was shot by police on 15 February after killing two people in the Danish capital the day before.

Denial of burial underscores the unity of the community and the dissociation of Islam from terrorism; at the same time, there are those who argue that a ritual burial is a human right

A high-ranking member of the Danish Islamic burial authority offered to bury the French priest-killer denied burial in his home town in France.

No burial in France

Adel Kermiche and Abdel-Malik Petitjean took five people hostages, killing the 85-year old Father Hamel, before they were shot dead on Tuesday, July 26th.

Hours later, the Amaq news agency claimed the two assailants on behalf of ISIS. It first released a video in which the two men pledged allegiance to ISIS; then another vide...

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