Iraqi Murdered in New Al Qaeda Beheading Video
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's Al Qaeda in Iraq has posted a video at an Islamic bulletin board showing the gruesome beheading murder of an Iraqi security guard. The Jawa Report has obtained a copy of the video. Images from the video are posted below. The video may be downloaded via Vlad here (see April 5th, second video).
The name of the murdered victim is Jassim Mohammed Hussein Mahdi.
Photo Right: An image of the victim taken from the video.
Unlike previous beheadng murder snuff films, the terrorists actually edit together several scenes of Jassim Mohammed Hussein Mahdi. The lighting indicates that the victim was forced through several tapings. Mahdi sits on the floor and 'confesses' to the 'crime' of 'collaboration'. His captors then condemn him for the crime of apostasy. Under Islamic law the maximum punishment of apostasy is death. He is forced to answer these accusations and to implore other Iraqis not to fight with the 'Zionist Crusader Forces'.
Later Mahdi is taken outside and thrown on the ground by two masked terrorists. One of them then holds him down while the other slowly cuts his head off with a small knife. Death does not come quickly and Mahdi struggles against the human scum that murder him in the name of their religious convictions. The terrorist is forced to rest and is offered another, presumably sharper, knife.
The video is the first one in months in which the victim of Zarqawi's al Qaeda group ( formerly known as Tawhid and Jihad ) is beheaded. It may be a sign of the group's growing irrelevancy and weakness. The group is thought to have abandoned the once constant barage of beheading videos because they led to criticism from even the most radical salafist elements. The new video may show that the group no longer expects support from such Islamists and is turning once again to terror as a tactic for control.
UPDATE: For the latest information on al Qaeda, Islamic Army in Iraq, Ansar al-Sunna, and other terrorist videos please go to the MAIN PAGE HERE. This is an archive page.
video posted Tuesday on the Internet showed purported al-Qaida in Iraq militants beheading a man said to be an Iraqi security force member. A statement shown on the video identified the Iraqi National Guard member as Jassim Mohammed Hussein Mahdi, who appeared to be in his early 20s, and the black banner of al-Qaida in Iraq, which is headed by wanted Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. The video, posted on a militant Web site that carries most al-Qaida in Iraq statements, could not be immediately authenticated. It showed an unidentified interrogator talking to Mahdi said he had received orders from his superiors "to kill the mujahedeen anywhere and without hesitation." Mahdi was shown squatting on the ground in an empty room while wearing full military gear and his hands tied behind his back. He said he was a member of the Iraqi National Guard's 4th Brigade, but did not say when or where he had been captured by militants. Mahdi said he "regretted" working with the U.S.-allied Iraqi government and urged "all members of the police, National Guard and army to abandon this work, which is religiously prohibited." "God's verdict against this renegade, who was tempted by dollars, has been carried out," said a statement shown on the video. "Let everyone who sold his religion and joined this unit know that he will have the same fate." The video later showed Mahdi lying blindfolded on the ground before two masked men appeared. One held Mahdi's legs while the other severed his head with a knife with shouts of "Allahu akbar!" or "God is great!" heard from the background.Below: An image from the video before Mahdi is murdered. Warning: Graphic images below. Do not proceed if under 18. These images show the disgusting reality of the 'insurgency' which is fighting the U.S. in Iraq.
WARNING: GRAPHIC AND DISGUSTING IMAGES FOLLOW. I SHOW THESE IMAGES TO SHOW THE FACE OF OUR ENEMIES. AS OUR ENEMIES SHOW THE IMAGES OF ABU GHRAIB, WHICH ARE MOSTLY CHILDISH PRANKS TO CHARACTERIZE THE U.S. OCCUPATION IN THE WORST POSSIBLE LIGHT, I CHOOSE TO SHOW OUR ENEMIES AS THEY TRULY ARE. BRUTAL MURDERERS AND RELIGIOUS FANATICS.
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Posted by: Red at April 05, 2005 11:07 AM
Ahhh but yes, not all Muslims are terrorists but all terrorists are in fact...Muslim.
What to do with these fellows....... Where is Filthy when you need him eh?
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No, shooting is too good for these scumbags.
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Mr. Bush has it within his power to sign an order permitting the troops to return to the United States.
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Posted by: greyrooster at April 07, 2005 12:38 AM
NO CRAP..............everyone KNOWS THAT!!
Posted by: Red Wolf at April 07, 2005 11:19 AM
NO MORE WAR FOR OIL FUHRER NAZI BUSHITLER! Bring our babykilling troops home NOW so we can shower them with loogie and make some wonderful movies about what murdering psychopaths they are.
Posted by: Liberal Larry at April 08, 2005 04:35 PM
Babykilling troops? Get your head out of your ass and put it back on your head so you can think better.
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Por favor, ten misericordia de esta víctima más del terrorismo. Perdona todos sus pecados... Amén.
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