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Gang-style tats on Yusuf Ibrahim

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Submitted by Dana Garcia (United States), Feb 25, 2013 at 02:24

Don't jihadists regard tattoos as un-Islamic? His style of executing his crime was definitely Muslim, but the gangster tats make me wonder about his motive.

http://photos.nj.com/jersey-journal/2013/02/yusuf_ibrahim_makes_first_cour.html

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He could have been in a gang before going jihadi.

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