Monday, October 14, 2019

CCTV shows Sudanese asylum seeker plotting his route around London before launching a copycat terrorist attack to 'try to kill as many people as possible' after his Visa was turned down

  • Salih Khater held a grudge against the government and emailed Jeremy Corbyn
  • Addressing him 'Dear leader', claimed he was being followed by British spies  
  • The student sat at traffic lights before swerving into cyclists and two officers 
  • Prosecutors claimed terror motive but no evidence he was a radicalised Muslim
  • Khater was frustrated that application for a British passport had been delayed
Salih Khater, 30, drove at police officers guarding the side entrance of the Palace of Westminster in a deliberate bid 'to cause maximum death and injury'. He is seen in a Facebook photo
Salih Khater, 30, drove at police officers guarding the side entrance of the Palace of Westminster in a deliberate bid 'to cause maximum death and injury'. He is seen in a Facebook photo 
CCTV images show a Sudanese asylum seeker driving around London before he tried to 'kill as many people as possible' when he ploughed into cyclists and police officers outside the Houses of Parliament. 
Salih Khater was today jailed for life today for carrying out a copycat terror attack on August 14 last year. 
The 30-year-old drove his Ford Fiesta into a pedestrian and riders who had stopped at a red light in Parliament Square. 
He then careered into a security lane and crashed into barriers as two police officers jumped out of the way.
Chilling CCTV images released today show Khater driving around London in the silver Ford Fiesta on the morning of his attack. 
Khater claimed he came to the capital to find the Sudanese embassy to get a visa but 'got lost' around Westminster and panicked. 
The attack was caught on CCTV footage which was played in court. The Old Bailey heard Khater, of Birmingham, wanted to cause maximum carnage and it was 'miraculous' that no-one was killed.
Alison Morgan QC had told jurors Khater's attack was 'premeditated and deliberate' and had a terrorist motive, although the details were unclear. 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Engineering student, 26, who joined al Qaeda in Syria and appeared in a documentary about the terror group is jailed for ten years

  •  Londoner Mohammed Yamin left Hackney to travel to Syria in July 2013 
  • Yamin spent almost a year with al Qaeda before returning to college in London
  • While in Syria, Yamin was interviewed in a documentary about the terror group
  • Yamin was today jailed for 10 years and six months for terrorism offences  
Mohammed Yamin, 26, who travelled to Syria to join Al Qaeda in 2013 has been jailed for ten years having admitted terror related offences
Mohammed Yamin, 26, who travelled to Syria to join Al Qaeda in 2013 has been jailed for ten years having admitted terror related offences
A student who travelled to Syria and appeared in a YouTube video promoting al Qaida has been jailed for 10 years and six months.
Mohammed Yamin, 26, left home in London and travelled to Syria in 2013 to engage in armed conflict and soon after joined the terrorist group, the Old Bailey heard.

While there, he spoke in a video published on YouTube in which he condemned the British government.
Judge Mark Dennis QC said: 'The video recording demonstrates that as of that date the defendant, then aged 20, had deeply entrenched terrorist views.'
Yamin returned to Britain in 2014, having become 'disillusioned' with al Qaida, and completed his civil engineering degree.
In July, Yamin admitted engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts between July 2 and July 10 2013.
He bought equipment, clothing and a one-way flight ticket as well onward travel to Syria.
Yamin, from east London, also pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to membership of a proscribed organisation - al Qaida - between July 10 2013 and June 1 2014
He denied possessing a gun for terrorist purposes and the charge was left to lie on file.
Mitigating, Hussein Zahir QC told the court Yamin's viability as a 'combatant' was limited by the fact he was deaf in one ear, blind in one eye and asthmatic.
He said the defendant had 'completely rejected' his previous mindset who was 'deeply remorseful for what he has done'.
Yamin appeared in an documentary filmed by VICE News on the terror organisation 
Yamin spent almost a year with al Qaeda in Syria before returning to Britain to complete his university degree in civil engineering
Yamin spent almost a year with al Qaeda in Syria before returning to Britain to complete his university degree in civil engineering 
POlice used the documentary featuring Yamin, right, to identify the terrorist
POlice used the documentary featuring Yamin, right, to identify the terrorist 
'This is a defendant who appreciates that he will be confronting a significant period of custody but this is also a defendant with the opportunity to pick up the pieces of his life.'
In a letter to the court, Yamin told how he turned away from Al Qaida as groups turned against each other and 'things got uglier and uglier'.
He was supported by family and friends when he appeared for sentencing at the Old Bailey on Friday.
Judge Dennis QC described Yamin as intelligent and articulate, but misguided.
He said 'It is inevitable a custodial sentence of some length must be imposed notwithstanding the passage of time since the offence and the defendant's changed lifestyle since that time.'
He told the defendant: 'However much you may now regret your actions it was at the end of the day your own decision freely made that led you to offend in the way you did.'
The judge handed Yamin 10 years and six months in custody plus a further year on extended licence.
The court heard the video in which Yamin appeared remained available to view on YouTube.

Monday, October 07, 2019

Activists battling Islamist and other extremism have been dubbed 'Uncle Toms',

  • The first report from the Commission for Countering Extremism has aslammed the government's anti-extremism stratregy as inadequate and unfocused
  • It found numerous examples of extremists demonising community activists 
  • Activists fighting extremism have been subjected to death threats, sexist abuse, and been abused as 'Islamophobic', a 'sell-out' and 'an Uncle Tom' 
The Government's response to tackling extremism is 'inadequate', 'unfocused' and urgently needs a complete overhaul, according to a report.
Activists fighting extremism have been subjected to death threats, sexist abuse, and been abused as 'Islamophobic', a 'sell-out' and 'an Uncle Tom', a report by the Commission for Countering Extremism found.  
Sara Khan, who leads the commission, said victims need to be better protected, and those working to tackle extremism need more support, as she called for changes to the current strategy.
She also said there needs to be a new task force led by the Home Secretary involving government and public bodies in a bid to address the problem. 
The independent advisory body to the Government makes the recommendations in its first major report since it was set up in the wake of the 2017 terrorist attacks in London and Manchester.
Sara Khan (pictured) of the Commission for Countering Extremism said that those working to tackle extremism need more support
Sara Khan (pictured) of the Commission for Countering Extremism said that those working to tackle extremism need more support
The report found that far-right figures like Tommy Robinson were using rallies to spread an 'anti-Muslim agenda' and 'deliberately distort the truth' to incite 'discriminatory and hateful attitudes' among supporters.
The review - based on 3,000 responses to the inquiry, survey data and visits to 20 towns and cities - found that activists working to tackle extremists are being abused rather than supported.
They have been the subject of racist and sexist abuse, with some facing 'unacceptable vilification in an attempt to smear and silence counter-extremists', the report said.
Words such as 'Islamophobic', a 'sell-out' and 'an Uncle Tom' have been used, with some telling researchers they have been shunned by family and friends, had events shut down due to safety concerns, been forced to move house, and even received death and rape threats.
The report states: 'We are also concerned by the hateful manner with which some Islamists abuse and intimidate Muslims who work to counter Islamist extremism.
'This can involve characterising them as bad Muslims – or even apostates – for ‘selling out’ their perceived group loyalty.
'Secular Bangladeshi bloggers have described it as “deeply upsetting” when they are accused of being anti-Islam for opposing the influence of Islamist groups in their local area.
'We found that the advocacy group CAGE has described Muslim activists with whom it disagrees as ‘native informants’ and ‘Uncle Toms’, terms which we judge to be racist and hateful.
'Staff from another organisation, MEND, have posted hostile messages on Twitter relating to several politically and socially liberal Muslims, especially those involved in counter extremism work.
'One MEND tweet labels some Muslims groups as “Uncle Toms” and the public messaging of MEND’s founder describes civil society groups involved in counter extremism as “government stooges”'
The report also identified another category of extremist behaviour, named by the commission as hateful extremism, which is different from terrorism and violent extremism.
It defined hateful extremism as behaviour which can 'incite and amplify hate' or make the 'moral case for violence' and could put people at risk of harm.
Such behaviour may direct 'hateful, hostile or supremacist beliefs' to groups perceived to be a threat to 'well-being, survival or success'.
The report said: 'Behaviours that lie outside democratic debate fall into three categories: terrorism and violent extremism, hateful extremism and the restriction of rights and freedoms.
'It is our view that countering hateful extremism requires the greatest attention and focus if we are to be successful in reducing the extremist threat.'
The report found people have a 'deep concern' about extremism, with 76 per cent of those who responded to a consultation saying more needs to be done to tackle it and nearly 50 per cent saying they have witnessed some form of this behaviour.
It concluded there needs to be a clearer distinction between work to tackle violent extremism and terrorism, and that which challenges hateful extremism. But rights to be 'radical, protest and be offensive' should be protected.
It also concluded that efforts to combat extremism are failing partially because people struggle to tell the different between open democratic debate and ideas that promote violence and hatred.
Sara Khan (pictured) said the Government 'must urgently overhaul its approach to challenging extremism, starting with a new definition of hateful extremism'
Sara Khan (pictured) said the Government 'must urgently overhaul its approach to challenging extremism, starting with a new definition of hateful extremism'
The report said: 'Our evidence shows that large numbers of people are either affected by extremism or are worried about its effects on wider society. 
'Yet some of the examples we were given include behaviours that we judge to be dissenting or offensive and are legitimate. These are part of democratic debate and must be protected.
Ms Khan said: 'The Government must urgently overhaul its approach to challenging extremism, starting with a new definition of hateful extremism, a new Government strategy and a Home Secretary-led task force.
'Our country's response to terrorism is robust.
'This is not the case for hateful extremism. Yet if we are to be successful in reducing the extremist threat in our society, we need to focus our efforts on challenging hateful extremism.
'We are not doing enough to protect victims. We under-estimate the impact of those that make the moral case for violence.
'We can, and must, do more to address the spread of hateful extremism on our streets and online.
'We must not allow extremists to normalise their hatred.'
Baroness Williams, the minister for countering extremism, said the Home Office would consider the findings and respond in due course, adding: 'It sickens me that extremists attempt to spread their toxic views, which go completely against our fundamental values.
'Our new counter-extremism strategy, due to be published next year, will reflect the changing nature we face from extremism whilst building on the positive work already delivered.' 

Predatory paedophile, 22, is jailed for 12 years for forcing himself on schoolgirls, 12 and 15, after contacting girls on 'Tinder for teens' app

  • Dewan Gazi, 22, messaged 95 teenagers on social media app Yubo in 12 days
  • The paedophile had sex five times in one night with a 15-year-old schoolgirl
  • A 12-year-old victim asked: 'What's the oldest person you've done stuff with?' 
  • Gazi was jailed for 12 years and banned from working with children for ten years
Dewan Gazi, 22, messaged 95 teenagers on the social media app Yubo over a period of 12 days after claiming to be 17 years old
Dewan Gazi, 22, messaged 95 teenagers on the social media app Yubo over a period of 12 days after claiming to be 17 years old
A paedophile who used a controversial app dubbed 'The Tinder for teens' to have sex with two schoolgirls has been jailed for 12 years.
Dewan Gazi, 22, messaged 95 teenagers on the social media app Yubo over a period of 12 days after claiming to be 17 years old. 
Gazi had sex five times in one night with a 15-year-old and raped a girl of 12 after the pair chatted through Snapchat, a judge at Manchester Crown Court heard.
The mother of the 12-year-old called the police after walking into her daughter's bedroom to find her dancing while wearing only her underwear with her phone set up in front of her.
The girl had previously told Gazi she was 12 and a virgin before he responded: 'Age is just a number. I've done stuff with a 13 year old girl. What's the oldest person you've ever done stuff with?' 
In a statement to police she said: 'I'm not going to school and have lost my confidence. I keep telling people that I am fine but I am not. 
'When I go outside I feel anxious, feel scared and started to breathe fast. I now talk to myself in my head and I feel I am the only person who understands me.
'I now shout at everyone for no reason. I am disgusted at myself that I didn't stop it and I just let things happen. 
'I feel weak and powerless I felt like this when I was with him and I feel that way now. I don't trust anyone. I feel betrayed and I feel lonely.'
Gazi's 15-year-old victim discovered the predator had taken explicit pictures and video of her during one of their liaisons before sending them to friends.
In her victim impact statement she said she feels its her fault and get angry.
She said: 'I feel it's my fault that I got into a situation with Dewan. If I see someone that looks like him I get angry. I made stuff up to explain the scars on my knuckles. 
'I have more arguments with teachers and have been having counselling. Being in a car that's driving fast reminds me of him and I get tense.'  
Gazi, from Blackley near Middleton, admitted rape, 13 charges of sexual communication with a child, meeting a child after grooming, sexual assault, sexual activity with a child and distributing indecent images.
The alarm was raised in April after the 12-year old girl's mother reported her ordeal. 
Charlotte Crangle prosecuting said: 'She had been downstairs in the family home whilst the daughter was upstairs playing music.
'The mother couldn't make herself heard to the victim and went upstairs to see her dancing in her knickers and lifting her top up to expose her breasts. 
'Her phone was propped up in the bedroom as though she was filming herself doing this. An argument developed and police were contacted. 
'They had begun chatting earlier in the year and she told him her age and that she went to school.
'He said he liked school uniforms and asked her to send photographs in her uniform. 
'Also during these messages he asked her if she was home alone suggesting he came over to her. 
'Subsequently she told police she knew from the outset that he was 22 and thought he had a job as he would dress professionally. 
The pair had a liaison near a primary school and met again when he arrived at her home three times while her mother was out. 
Describing one visit the prosecutor said: 'He was hugging her and asked her to sit on his knee facing him. He squeezed her buttocks over her leggings and commented that it was big and she was amazing. 
'She felt a little uncomfortable but he talked her into it telling her not to be shy and he left about 20 minutes later.'
'They continued to message on Snapchat and met a third time at her house.'
The pair went to the girl's room to watch a film when he 'took her leggings and underwear off and got under the blankets with her.'   
'He hadn't worn any protection. She knew what was going to happen when he got in bed but she said it was weird and she didn't really know what to do,' the prosecutor added.
The 15-year-old was targeted in June. Miss Crangle said: 'She and her friend started to use the app and saw this defendant who said he was 17. 
'She liked the look of him and began exchanging messages - he then asked her to carry on the contact on Snapchat where she told him she was 15.
'On a particular evening he picked her up in his car close to her home address and they went back to his home. 
'His brother asked him for a lift and he told the girl not to tell him what her real age was and to say that she was 17 or 18. 
'He then dropped his brother off and returned straight to his bedroom and took her lower clothing off. She just froze and allowed it to continue.
'She stayed at his house address the whole of that night and they had sex on five occasions with no protection. 
'On one occasion he had his hand around her neck and squeezed it so she was struggling to breath and about to pass out.
'During the course of the night she was aware he was taking photographs of her. 
'She asked him to to stop and tried to take the mobile phone away but he had already sent them to friends. 
'She saw a video that showed her naked breasts which had been sent to another girl. She felt utterly disgusted when she saw the footage.
'She only found out he was 22 after the first time they had sex because he told her. She was angry about putting herself in that situation.
'Later he sent her a message asking to get together again and she made a comment about needing a pregnancy test. 
'He told her to calm down and when she said she was going to get in trouble, he replied with a laughing emoji and said: 'It's alright - no one will find out.'
'He picked her up later and told her he was going to have sex more times than the previous time and she agreed. They had sex on two occasions and she stayed over the night.'
Police arrested Gazi on June 14 and discovered his phone had been used to chat with 95 girls between June 2 and 13. 
Activity prior to that had been deleted. He gave no comment in police interview.
In mitigation defence counsel Michael Goldwater said: 'He is an immature 22 year old and in terms of maturity I would not put him much higher than the average 18 or 19 year old. 
'His sister said he wasn't the sharpest tool in the box and now he will be in prison for a considerable period of time. 
'He is the first to concede that he finds it difficult to understand himself and why he's behaved in this way.' 
Gazi was also banned from working with children for ten years and was ordered to sign the Sex offender Register indefinitely.
Sentencing Judge Michael Leeming told him: 'The difference in ages between you and these girls is ten years and seven years and on any view that is a very significant gulf. 
'You present a high risk of further sexual offending and pose a high risk of causing serious harm. 
'You deny being sexual attracted to children but I cannot and do not accept that. You actions were very wrong and serious and you must pay the price. You have no one to blame but yourself.
Yubo, formerly known as Yellow, is a location-based social networking app where users can connect with new friends by swiping left on a user's profile.
Last January it caused a furore in the US when a 26-year old man was caught having sex with a minor in a car outside a church in the state of Indiana.
The local District Attorney began warning parents of the app, dubbing it the 'Tinder for teens' and advising parents to remove it from their child's phone or other device permanently to avoid encounters with child predators. 

Friday, October 04, 2019

Convicted paedophile, 27, who told schoolgirls he wanted to rape them and get them pregnant has jail sentence extended to five-and-a-half years

  • Abdul Khalid from Manchester told girl, 12, he wanted 'to do you and your friend'
  • Khalid told another he wanted to meet in a Stretford park and 'touch her all over'
  • Khalid told the girl on Facebook he was going to 'rape' her and get her pregnant 
  • He was serving three years for two counts of inciting a child into sexual activity
  • Khalid was jailed for extra 32 months at Manchester Crown Court on Wednesday
Abdul Khalid (pictured) from Manchester, told a 12-year-old he wanted 'to do you and your friends', as well as begging a 15-year-old for sex
Abdul Khalid (pictured) from Manchester, told a 12-year-old he wanted 'to do you and your friends', as well as begging a 15-year-old for sex
A convicted paedophile faces a further two-and-a-half years in prison after telling schoolgirls he was going to rape them and get them pregnant.
Abdul Khalid, 27, from Manchester, told a 12-year-old he wanted 'to do you and your friends', as well as begging a 15-year-old for sex.
Khalid spoke with another girl about how he wanted to meet her in a park in Stretford, and how he would 'touch her all over'.
Khalid told the girl in Facebook messages that he was going to 'rape' her and get her pregnant, Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court heard.
Prosecutors said he told another girl he wanted to have sex with her while she wore her school uniform.
Police seized his phone, but Khalid refused to tell them the password, adding: 'I will let you hack into it.'
Khalid was already serving a three-year jail term imposed in February 2017, for similar offending of two counts of inciting a child into sexual activity.
The offences for which he has now appeared in court only came to light after that sentencing, which was passed at Minshull Street Crown Court.
They were uncovered while police were examining his phones during a separate investigation, which led to him being sentenced for conspiracy to commit fraud.
Now Khalid has pleaded guilty to four counts of attempting to incite a child into sexual activity, and one count of inciting a child into sexual activity.
He was only charged with one completed offence of incitement as the authorities were only able to trace the 12-year-old girl.
Khalid told the girl in Facebook messages that he was going to 'rape' her and get her pregnant, Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court (pictured) heard
Khalid told the girl in Facebook messages that he was going to 'rape' her and get her pregnant, Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court (pictured) heard
Khalid was jailed for an additional 32 months at Manchester Crown Court on Wednesday.
The criminal has 15 previous convictions, including for drugs and motoring offences.
Sentencing, Judge David Stockdale QC said: 'These are very serious sexual offences. There was an element of grooming.
'They are cynical, exploitative offences. You exploited naive, young girls. This was corruption of young girls for your own sexual gratification.
'Your acts were entirely selfish. You had little regard for their welfare.'

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

British ice cream seller who joined ISIS in 2014 begs to come home because he 'misses Cardiff and his mother' after he is found in Syrian prison

  • Aseel Muthana left Wales to join ISIS in Syria in February 2014, when he was 17
  • He has resurfaced in a Syrian prison and his mother has backed his plea to return
  • Muthan said he joined ISIS to 'help the poor' before wave of beheading videos
A British ice cream seller who went to join ISIS in Syria five years ago has pleaded to come home because he misses his mother and his life in Cardiff. 
Aseel Muthana left Wales for Syria in February 2014, aged 17, following his brother Nasser and another friend in joining the jihadist group. 
His family feared he had died but Muthana has now resurfaced at a prison camp in northern Syria and his mother has backed his plea to come home. 
Speaking to ITV News from the prison, Muthana, now 22, claimed he had merely wanted to 'help the poor' when he travelled to Syria. 
British ISIS fighter Aseel Muthana (pictured with his back to the camera, speaking to ITV journalist Rohit Kachroo, right) has resurfaced in this prison camp in Syria
British ISIS fighter Aseel Muthana (pictured with his back to the camera, speaking to ITV journalist Rohit Kachroo, right) has resurfaced in this prison camp in Syria 
'Back then when I first came to ISIS, you have to understand I came way before the caliphate was pronounced,' he said.
'Before all of these beheading videos, before all of the burnings happened, before any of that stuff.
'We came when ISIS propaganda and ISIS media was all about helping the poor, helping the Syrian people.' 
The wave of widely publicised ISIS beheadings began later in 2014, when journalist James Foley and British aid worker David Haines were among numerous people murdered in propaganda videos broadcast by the terror group. 
However, ISIS had its roots in extremist groups which had been using beheadings during the war in Iraq well before that.  
Begging to come home, Muthana said he missed his mother Umm Amin and his former life in the Welsh capital where he worked selling ice cream. 
The fate of his brother Nasser remains unclear while his friend Reeyad Khan was killed by a drone strike in 2015. 
Aseel Muthana (pictured) left Wales for Syria in February 2014, aged 17, following his brother and another friend in joining the jihadist group
Aseel Muthana (pictured) left Wales for Syria in February 2014, aged 17, following his brother and another friend in joining the jihadist group
'We stuck with the people you know from the UK and from Wales.... the Welsh guys... me and my brother and Reeyad,' Muthana said.  
When told her now 22-year-old son was alive, Muthana's mother Umm Amin said she felt 'extreme joy' and urged authorities to allow him to come home.
Muthana is being held at a secret prison in Syria where 5,000 inmates are kept in cells. Senior leaders of the group are among the inmates of the prison.  
Muthana's mother Umm Amin said she felt 'extreme joy' that her son was still alive after she heard about his reappearance. 
In a statement, she urged authorities to allow her son to return home.
She said: 'To whom it may concern, and to those with compassionate hearts. We are not against you [Kurdish authorities] but I am writing with the care that a mother has for her children, my husband is in hospital sick with the weight of worry.
'My little boy went seduced [by ISIS] and brainwashed with ideas that were not his. So that he doesn't know what is right and what is wrong, dominated and led by his emotions.
Muthana is being held at a secret prison in Syria (where he is seen left, with his back to the camera) where 5,000 inmates are kept in cells
Muthana is being held at a secret prison in Syria (where he is seen left, with his back to the camera) where 5,000 inmates are kept in cells
'My boy was gentle and merciful and didn't know violence and harshness. I appeal to you.
'I appeal and ask you for forgiveness and safety from those who destroyed his childhood and youth by taking the swiftest measures to bring him to his father and mother's bosom who longs to see him. Have compassion for our situation.' 
Muthana is the latest British ISIS fighter to plea for mercy after the terror group's so-called 'caliphate' crumbled to nothing earlier this year. 
Jihadi bride Shamima Begum last week renewed her plea to return, saying her only role in the so-called caliphate was to 'make babies'. 
The Government has repeatedly refused her request and then-Home Secretary Sajid Javid stripped her of British citizenship earlier this year. 
Another ISIS bride, Tooba Gondal, pleaded to come home with her children in an interview published at the weekend. 
'I want to face justice in a British court. I wish to redeem myself. I would like Britain to accept my apology and to give me another chance,' she said. 

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Minister rules out bringing in meat labels that tell consumers if the animals were slaughtered without first being stunned

  • Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers ruled out the introduction of meat labels
  • Animal groups lobbied for shoppers to have more info on meat the were buying
  • Exemption to UK animal welfare legislation allows for slaughter without stunning
Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has ruled out the introduction of meat labels that tell consumers if the animals were slaughtered without first being stunned.
Animal welfare groups had lobbied for shoppers to be told if the meat they were buying had come from halal or kosher abattoirs, which cut animals’ throats without first stunning them.
But Ms Villiers told online newspaper Jewish News: ‘I don’t envisage changes. In any case, I wouldn’t accept change which could put up the costs of food for the (Jewish) community.’
Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers (pictured) has ruled out the introduction of meat labels that tell consumers if the animals were slaughtered without first being stunned
Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers (pictured) has ruled out the introduction of meat labels that tell consumers if the animals were slaughtered without first being stunned
An exemption to UK animal welfare legislation allows for slaughter without stunning if the meat is intended for consumption by Jews or Muslims.
But the animals that provide 85 per cent of halal meat in Britain are pre-stunned to ensure they are unconscious before slaughter.
No animals used for kosher meat are stunned.