Tourists Alarmed as Armed, Camel-Riding ‘Jihadis’ Take Over Prague
Some tourists fled Prague’s Old Town when what appeared to be armed jihadis wielding ISIS flags in a Hummer, and astride a camel, entered a square popular with tourists on Sunday shouting “Allahu akhbar”. The men, clad in military and Islamic garb, announced an Islamic takeover. Led by anti-Islamification campaigner and renowned entomologist Martin Konvička, the stunt intended to draw attention to Islam’s growing presence and influence in the Czech Republic, and Europe more widely. Konvička rode into the Old Town Square on the back of a camel accompanied by a veiled woman and was met with imitation gunshots and shouts of “Allahu akhbar” from supporters riding in a nearby Hummer. In his jihadi disguise, Konvička announced his plans for an Islamic Czech Republic. The campaigner declared that women would be flogged and stoned, universities closed and books burned. The group also paraded a goat adorned with a red bow and a sign reading “Erotic City”. Police intervened and stopped the stunt when foreign tourists screamed, believing the men were real jihadis. Several tourists in the surrounding area who heard the faux gunshots reportedly fled Prague’s Old Town. Panic wasn’t widespread however as most spectators watched the performance with interest, many recording the