Imam found guilty of incitement to violence

An Ethiopian who served as imam at a mosque in Winterthur has been found guilty of inciting violence after calling on worshippers to murder non-practising Muslims.

The 25-year-old was handed a non-custodial sentence of 18 months and banned from Switzerland for 10 years, according to news reports.

The Winterthur district court found the defendant guilty of three counts of public incitement to crime and violence, multiple depiction of violence, and working without a permit.

The court found it proven that during Friday prayers on October 21st last year at the An’Nur mosque the accused called for the killing and burning of Muslims who refused to take part in communal prayers.

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  • JoKeR

    That’s discrimination! Why are they targeting this imam and ignoring every other one that does the same thing?