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Steve & Olaf: “Forced To Convert To Islam At Gunpoint” On Video

wiigaug27.jpgShortly before being released, a new videotape of Steve and Olaf surfaced. In the video, “the reporters said they had converted to Islam,” Reuters reports. “They were shown separately sitting cross-legged, reading a statement which Fox said was an announcement that they had converted to Islam. At times in the video they were wearing long Muslim robes.”

Shortly after being released, Steve Centanni appeared on FNC and confirmed that the videotaped comments were forced. “We were forced to convert to Islam at gunpoint,” he said. “Don’t get me wrong here. I have the highest respect for Islam, and I learned a lot of good things about it, but it was something we felt we had to do because they had the guns, and we didn’t know what the hell was going on.”

> Debka: “On the face of it, conversion to Islam would appear to provide a painless escape device for any hostage who happens to fall into fundamentalist terrorist hands…”

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