It's time to stop calling everyone an Islamist - a term created by and for Westerners. They are Muslims. They want sharia law. They wage jihad to implement it. They kill other Muslims wantonly. via Mali Islamists beat journalist after sharia plan thwarted - Yahoo! News.
Islamists occupying northern Mali beat a radio presenter for reporting on their failed efforts to amputate a thief's hand as an embattled interim regime in the capital struggled to win back confidence.