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Kosovo offers Europe a test run for handling former terrorists for trial

Kosovo offers Europe a test run for handling former terrorists for trial

February 28, 2020 » Today News »

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  • LLL-GFATF-ISIS Islamic State ISIS is an Islamic extremist terrorist organization controlling territory in Iraq...[+]

 Affected Countries: kosovo; united-states;

Today, hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters languish in Syrian and Iraqi jails. President Trump would like to follow the example set by Kosovo, which has reclaimed its jihadis for trial. But many European nations fear the fighters will commit terrorist acts if allowed to return home. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Kosovo, where some ex-jihadis say they have reformed.

Hundreds of foreign fighters who fought for the Islamic State are still languishing in jails in Syria and Iraq. President Trump would like European nations to follow the example of Kosovo, bring them home, and put them on trial.

But many European countries fear that the former fighters will commit terrorist acts if they’re allowed to return.

Source: PBS

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