Last words of Omar Mukhtar

Omar Mukhtar, Emir of the Mujahideen of Libya, headed jihad against Italian invaders in the 1920-1930s. He was 70 years old, when he received a severe wound, and was taken prisoner by the invaders. A dialogue in an infidels' court in 1931, between the "judge" and Omar Mukhtar: Did you fight against the Italian state? Omar: Yes Did you encourage people to fight against Italy? Omar: Yes Are you aware of penalty for what you did? Omar: Yes For how many years did you fight against Italy? Omar: For 20 years already Do you regret of what you have done? Omar: No Do you realize that you will be executed? Omar: Yes The judge remarked: “It's a dismal end for a man like you.” Hearing these words, Omar Mukhtar replied: “On the contrary, it is the best way to end my life!” The judge then wanted to acquit him and deport him from the country if he appeals to Mujahideen in a statement to stop the Jihad. Then Omar Mukhtar said his famous words: “My forefinger that admits in every prayer that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah cannot write a word of falsehood, we do not surrender, we win or die!”

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