“If you have supported terrorist organizations abroad, I will not hesitate to prevent your return.”
Women are crucial to extreme networks like ISIS because they're better connected than men, helping make the networks get stronger, says a new study.
A statement said the 16-year-old had travelled to Syria and later to Mosul, after being “misled” by an IS member in Sweden. She was reportedly rescued by Kurdish special forces last week.
As religious figures declare that the Islamic State is failing to establish a caliphate, IS propagandists are exploiting new ways to target the vulnerable online.
In this excerpt from 'Groomed by the Islamic State,' the parents of Amira Abase struggle to understand why their 15-year-old daughter has run away. Hussen and Fetia explain how it feels to lose a loved one to the extremist organization.
In this extra scene from 'Groomed by the Islamic State', VICE News talks to Renu, the sister of 15-year old Shamima, who tells us about the moment the family discovered Shamima had traveled to Turkey and why this was such a shock.
VICE News gains intimate access to the father of one of the 15-year-old girls from East London, who fled the UK to become a "jihadi bride" in the Islamic State.
The three Chechen women would contact IS militants on social media, asking for money to make the journey to Syria. Between them, they received more than $3,100 before being caught.