Taped Granville lectures give glimpse inside the crazed mind of Sydney terrorist Man Haron Monis

Martin Place siege gunman Man Haron Monis and Sydney extremist Ismail al-Wahwah (circled).

Martin Place terrorist Man Haron Monis delivered a chilling lecture decrying religions other than Islam and calling for an “Islamic society” to a packed prayer hall in Western Sydney.

The fake sheik — speaking in parables littered with violent references — called for Islamic justice and for a caliphate with one religion.

The tapes were recorded in 2009, the same year Monis dropped off the national security watch list amid a string of stunning lapses before last month’s siege during which he held 18 Lindt cafe workers and customers hostage.

Years before the Martin Place attack which left cafe manager Tori Johnson and barrister Katrina Dawson dead, Monis taunted foreign governments who allowed criminals to carry out acts of violence, sneering “your intelligence service is not working properly.”

“If you are not aware that there is criminal activity happening in your county, leave the position that you have. You are incompetent,” he declared.

In fist thumping speech, translated for The Daily Telegraph by a Farsi interpreter, Monis, who concentrated on war in Afghanistan, said: “Society should behave in an Islamic manner.”

He gave the audience exercises to “explore meaning” to be gauged on what he called the “Islamo-meter”…


Not completely crazed, it seems. Nasty, yes.

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