UK: Liverpool jihad suicide bomber once arrested carrying ‘large knife,’ deemed mentally ill and hospitalized
This is likely to have been another manifestation of the near-universal tendency to treat jihad violence as mental illness, and to deal with it therapeutically rather than as criminal activity. The foolishness and wrongheadedness of doing this is clear in what Emad Jamil Al Swealmeen did after he was released from the hospital.
“EXCLUSIVE: Suicide bomber who died when his device blew up outside Liverpool hospital was pizza chef, 32, who fled Middle East and converted to Christianity at cathedral ‘he wanted to attack’ and was once arrested for carrying a knife,” by James Fielding, Vivek Chaudhary and Jack Wright, MailOnline, November 15, 2021:
The suicide bomber who died inside a taxi when his device blew up outside a hospital in Liverpool on Remembrance Sunday has been unmasked as a pizza-baking Christian convert and failed asylum seeker.
MailOnline can reveal that Enzo Almeni, 32, arrived in the UK from Iraq several years ago and converted from Islam to Christianity in 2017 at the cathedral it is believed he wanted to attack yesterday.
Friends said Almeni was born Emad Jamil Al-Swealmeen to a Syrian father and an Iraqi mother, and is believed to have spent a large part of his life in Iraq.
He was arrested for possession of a ‘large knife’ after the rejection of his asylum claim in 2014. This resulted in him being sectioned under the Mental Health Act and hospitalised for several months….