In Philadelphia, children who attend religious services at an Islamic center have been filmed reciting very disturbing words. In the video, you can watch the young Muslims singing about “chopping off heads” and “defending Palestine with our bodies.” They also sing about martyrdom and using their lives to fight for the cause – that’s why people are shocked that the Muslim American Society Islamic Center posted the controversial video to their Facebook page last month.
In the video, the group of children are wearing traditional Islamic garb and are adorned in symbols and colors of Palestine. The video was in a foreign language, but the translation made many people very worried. The translation came from the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Since the video was released, the Muslim American Society issued a statement in which they vowed to investigate the “unintended mistake,” calling the incident “an oversight.”
The group has also “dismissed” the “person in charge” of that specific event. The center did not espouse those beliefs and was shocked that the person secretly used that language and made the children sing up violence and using their bodies to defend a foreign country.
In the film, the child narrator talks about “Those who accepted humiliation. What is the point in their existence?”
The child narrator then said, “Those who reject oppression are the ones who assert their existence, and they eliminate the injustice from the land of the Arabs.”
When the narrator then urges the other children to sing, “Rebels! Rebels! Rebels! Glorious steeds call us and lead us onto paths leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The blood of martyrs protects us. Paradise needs real men! The land of the Prophet Muhammad’s Night Journey is calling us. Our Palestine must return to us.
“Oh Saladdin, your men are among us. Shame will be washed away!”
While this content is disturbing enough, the Philadelphia Islamic group was not done with urging the children to continue their chant.
One girl chants, “Our martyrs sacrificed their lives without hesitation. They attained Paradise, and the scent of musk emanates from their bodies. They compete with one another to reach Paradise. Will Jerusalem be their capital city, or will it be a hotbed for cowards?”
Another girl child picks up the thread,’ “We will defend the land of divine guidance with our bodies, and we will sacrifice our souls without hesitation. We will chop off their heads, and we will liberate the sorrowful and exalted Al-Aqsa Mosque. We will lead the army of Allah fulfilling His promise, and we will subject them to eternal torture.”
After the controversial video went viral, the Muslim American Society admitted that the songs were not “properly vetted.”
“While we celebrate the coming together of different cultures and languages, not all songs were properly vetted. This was an unintended mistake and an oversight in which the center and the students are remorseful. MAS will conduct an internal investigation to ensure this does not occur again.”
What do you think about the content of this shocking video?
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