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Kosovo Continues Fight Against Wahhabi Infiltration

4:01 PM, Mar 19, 2012 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
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The case was put most directly by readers of the sensationalist daily Bota Sot (World Today). A post by an anonymous Kosovar declared, “Musli Verbani, the imam of Kaçanik, with a master’s degree in law, was a freedom fighter. . . . But the officials of the Islamic Community prefer someone who is uneducated. Imam Verbani does not have a beard or short pants (affected by Wahhabis). Let the local community side with the educated imam.”

In the same site, “Danir” wrote, “Well done, imam Verbani, for being educated to a standard far above the others. Well done, for being among the first to join the war for our freedom. You deserve to be a leader, unlike Bajgora and Ternava – where were they when war was raging?” Other readers denounced the Wahhabi religious functionaries as corrupt and dishonest. The fight for the soul of Islam in Kosovo will continue, it seems, with great potential for positive results.

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