Osama bin Laden dead: Arab world’s future is democracy, says his widow’s brother

Zakaria al-Sada, brother to OBL's widow Amal al-Sada, in his hometown of Ibb, Yemen

The brother of the young woman whom Osama bin Laden took as his last wife has declared that the Arab world’s future now lies in democracy, not radical Islam.

Zakaria al Sada, whose sister Amal was shot and wounded during the raid that killed bin Laden thirteen days ago, spoke out in an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, in which he also pleaded for her release by the Pakistani authorities.

“Amal should be brought back to be with her family,” said Mr Sada, 24, who has been taking part in the recent “Arab Spring” street protests demanding political reform in Yemen. “Bin Laden is dead, al-Qaeda is over, there is no reason to keep her…”

See full story in the Sunday Telegraph 

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