Dar al-Hijrah, Turkish Government Mosque, Rally for Tariq Ramadan

Two Washington, D.C. area mosques hosted programs last weekend calling for the release of celebrity Islamist Tariq Ramadan, who has been in a French jail since February on rape charges.

He is the grandson of Muslim Brotherhood founder Hassan al-Banna.

Rallies at Virginia’s Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center and the Turkish government run Diyanet Center in Lanham, Md. were sponsored by the Aafia Foundation. It is named for convicted Pakistani terrorist Aafia Siddiqui, aka “Lady Al-Qaida,” a Pakistani convicted of opening fire on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

The foundation also led a march Monday to the French Embassy in Washington demanding Ramadan’s release.

Though a French court cleared him of raping one of the women last month, France considers Ramadan a flight risk. He remains imprisoned pending the outcome of the investigation into the other women’s allegations.

Aafia Foundation president Mauri Saalakhan, an anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist who defended former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, moderated the weekend programs.

via Dar al-Hijrah, Turkish Government Mosque, Rally for Tariq Ramadan

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