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Alleged Killer of 7 Buried in France

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A radical Islamist gunman who allegedly killed seven people this month has been buried in his hometown of Toulouse, France, despite objections from the city’s mayor and after a rejection from his family’s native Algeria. Mohamed Merah was laid to rest in a cemetery near Toulouse on Thursday, a week after he was killed in […]

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French Islamist Gunman Denied Burial in Algeria

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Algeria has refused to allow the family of a French gunman accused of killing seven people to bury the man in the family’s native Algeria. A Muslim leader in France said Thursday that Algerian authorities denied the request from Mohamed Merah’s family because of security concerns. He said Merah will instead be buried in a […]

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Islamist Gunman Who Killed Seven in France Denied Burial in Algeria

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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A Muslim leader in Toulouse, France says the family of a gunman accused of killing seven people there has been denied permission to bury him in his native Algeria. The Associated Press quotes Abdallah Zekri as saying the request to bury 23-year-old Mohamed Merah in Algeria was rejected for “reasons of public order”. Zekri says […]

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