Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Somali Comedian Abdi Jeylani Malaq Marshale Murdered in the Name of Allah

It's strange that no one is surprised, seeing as how all religions are equally likely to produce violence.

SOMALIA--Gunmen shot dead a well-known comedian known for poking fun at Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials and colleagues said Wednesday.

Abdi Jeylani Malaq Marshale, in his late thirties or early forties, was killed late Tuesday, minutes after leaving Kulmiye radio station, where he worked as drama producer and performer.

"Two men shot and seriously injured Marshale... the comedian was later pronounced dead," said police lieutenant Mohamed Gaal, adding that "unfortunately the assailants escaped."

The shooting of Marshale, who also worked for the London-based Universal TV station and who reported having received death threats on several occasions, is the latest in a string of apparently targeted killings against media workers. (Continue reading.)


rowland said...

Poor dude, so much for comedy in the muslim world.

Ari said...

The religion of tolerance and peace strikes again...

Chinchilla PetVerse said...

Dear Brothers,

We are having a public refutation of Zakir Naik in Mumbai, India on Aug 25, 2012. Please do come for the programme if possible. Details are available on:

Please fwd the link to like minded people you know, post on your facebook account, etc... Thank you and GOD BLESS.

In Christ