Imam Who Called for Murder of Jews Claims Outrage Is a Conspiracy: ‘Muslims Are the Real Victims’

The imam revealed last week to have called for the murder of Jews at a Copenhagen mosque is claiming to be the victim of an Islamophobic conspiracy.

Footage of the sermon, which emerged last week, caused outrage in Denmark and prompted the Social Democrats and Danish People’s Party to call for sanctions on imam Mundhir Abdallah.

But the controversial imam hit back at critics in an interview with Kristeligt Dagblad on Monday, in which he claimed to have been set up.