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Hannity Reported on Islamic Training Camps in the US-Truth!
Summary of the eRumor: An email with a link to an video of a news
report by Fox News Sean Hannity warning that 35 Islamic
terrorist training camps have been set up in the US.
The Truth: Sean Hannity hosts his own program on the Fox
News Network and reported this on February 16, 2009. The
transcript of this report is posted on the Fox News website.
here for transcript
According to his report, "a new investigation by the Christian Action
Network has uncovered some disturbing information about the spread of
homegrown terrorists and what they mean for America."
Hannity reported that "the group
Muslims of America, or Jamaat ul-Fuqra, as they're called in Pakistan,
have established over 35 communities across the U.S. The group
claims to be peaceful, but a videotape uncovered by the Christian Action
Network shows that they can have a much more sinister side."
According to the
report Muslims of America is led by Sheikh Mubarak Ali Gilani," a
Pakistani national best known for allegedly setting up journalist Daniel
Pearl in 2002. Pearl was on the way to meet with him when he was
abducted and eventually gruesomely beheaded."
The video showed them training in
guerilla warfare, hand
to hand combat and firearms techniques.
YouTube Video of
Martin Mawyer of the
Christian Action Network group that uncovered the camps and asked
him why law enforcement agencies would allow these camps to remain open.
To this Mawer reposponded, "Well, we spent two and a half years
investigating this group, and during that time we interviewed law
enforcement about why these groups, why these facilities were allowed to
exist in the United States."
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Bet you won't see this in the main stream media!!
Okay what is next?????????????? -- nothing seems to
shock me anymore!!