Social media users are resorting to humor to describe
stabbing attacks where the attacker shouts "Allahu
Akbar," but police say the motive is unknown.
By Elliot Friedland
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
How do you describe an attack in which a person shouts
"Allahu Akbar" (God is great) before attacking someone?
Especially if the police go on to say they do not know
Social media users fed up of the inability of mainstream
media outlets and governmental organizations to label
terrorist attacks motivated by the Islamist ideology have
decided to term it #allahuakbarsyndrome.