In it he described the Koran as a "book of extraordinary violence" and Islam as "a religion which ... exalts violence and hate"According to expatica.com's article on the arrest:
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Likening Islam to communism, Redeker said that "violence and intimidation are the methods used by an expansionist ideology ... to impose its leaden cloak on the world".
Though a practising Muslim, the suspect apparently has no links to Islamic extremism, according to police who said he acted alone out of "hatred" for the author.And that's the most disturbing part. If organized groups like al-Qaeda and others represent a "tiny minority" of Muslims, just how many of the "vast majority" are like this guy?