Sharia4 is a Belgium radical Salafist organization that preaches the death penalty for LGBT people. In April 2013 Belgium authorities detained six men implicated in what prosecutors described as a jihadist recruitment drive for the insurgency in Syria, where an increasingly international array of rebels is fighting to topple President Assad. Sharia4Belgium is the original group but a self-proclaimed Morrocan blogger operating out of northern Italy has adopted the moniker Sharia4Italy, and is promoting jihad in Syria to overthrow the Assad government. The Sharia4 online network emerged in Belgium in 2010 and besides a number of websites has a several 'themed' channels on the popular video-sharing website YouTube. Sharia4Italy seems to be the branch of the international network of the same name, but they are only loosely connected by belief in sharia. For example sharia4america claims not to be in favor of the introduction of Sharia law in the United…
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