AKRON, Ohio– An Akron man was arrested Thursday morning after federal authorities say he posted messages supporting a terrorist organization on social media.
Terrence J. McNeil, 25, is charged with one count of solicitation of crime of violence. He appeared in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Ohio in Akron.
According to the affidavit, McNeil posted several images on Tumblr on Sept. 25 in support of the Islamic State of Iraq, or ISIL.
The .gif file reads:
“O Brothers in America, know that the jihad against the crusaders is not limited to the lands of the Khilafah, it is a world-wide jihad and their war is not just a war against the Islamic State, it is a war against Islam…Know that it is wajib (translated to ‘necessary’) for you to kill these kuffar! and now we have made it easy for you by giving you addresses, all you need to do is take the final step, so what are you waiting for? Kill them in their own lands, behead them in their own homes, stab them to death as they walk their streets thinking that they are safe…”
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