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Terrorists Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Dutch Mosque

Five men from Enschede, the Netherlands, have been sentenced to four years' imprisonment for throwing Molotov cocktails at a mosque in Enschede on October 27. There were 30 to 40 people present in the mosque. Children...

by Nederlands Juristen Comité voor de Mensenrechten
(Image: Torsten Scholz)

Five men from Enschede, the Netherlands, have been sentenced to four years' imprisonment for throwing Molotov cocktails at a mosque in Enschede on October 27. There were 30 to 40 people present in the mosque. Children were playing outside. The court in Overijssel found that the men had terrorist intent. They wanted to harm the municipality of Enschede and frighten the Muslim community to prevent an asylum center from being built in the city.

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