Fears for Rio Olympics as Brazilian extremists become 1st group in South America to pledge allegiance to ISIS

A Brazilian extremist group has become the first orgainsation in South America to pledge allegiance to ISIS, sparking further fears for a terror attack at the Rio Olympics.

The pledge was spotted by SITE Intelligence, a jihadi monitoring group, on ISIS’s messaging app of choice – Telegram.

In the Telgram channel titled Ansar al-Khilafah #Brazil, the Brazilian jihadis announced their dedication to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

It comes less than three weeks before the 2016 Olympic Games are set to begin in Rio de Janeiro on August 5.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Rio is going to make Sochi look like a well-oiled machine of efficiency.
    Have they managed to sell-out ANY venues yet?

  • ismiselemeas

    I so glad they decided to use Telegram given the recent decision by a Bwazillion judge to block WhatsApp, the messaging app of choice for weelly, weelly good tewwowists.

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    Why do countries like Brazil waste money on such horsec*** when their hospitals are practically putting patients in the parking lots and no-one’s even getting paid to work in them? Brazil is turning into another disaster. Not to worry, there’s the Clinton Foundation to help…

  • Spatchcocked

    The Feline Death Squad undercover Samba Society dancers will be keeping order…….so dinna fash yersel”.