25 iunie 2020

French jihadist goes on trial over IS group executions in Syria

http://www.france24.com

A French jihadist went on trial Thursday on terror charges amid accusations that he oversaw executions in Syria as a senior figure in the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.Tyler Vilus, 30, is facing charges of belonging to a terrorist group, heading a unit of IS group fighters and "aggravated murder" between 2013 and 2015. He faces a life sentence if convicted. Investigators suspect him of being part of the "Al-Muhajireen" (the immigrants) brigade, a squadron that tortured and carried out [...]