Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining Islamic State

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced to death a German woman of Moroccan origin for membership of Daesh, a spokesman said.

The members of the jury reviewed the defendant's case and ratified the death penalty, according to the fourth article of the Law against terrorism, noted the spokesman of the High Judicial Council, Abdul Sattar Bir Qadar.

But experts both in and outside the USA government warn that ISIS remains a lethal force, as shown by a double suicide bombing in Baghdad Monday that killed 100.

"She confessed during interrogations that she traveled from Germany to Syria and then joined Daesh in Iraq with her two daughters who then married members of the terrorist organization", Birqdar said, declining to identify her by name.

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The sentence of death by hanging can be appealed, the spokesman added. "She is also convicted of complicity in attacking the Iraqi security forces", Biraqdar said.

A member of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, removes an Islamic State group flag in the town of Tabqa, Syria, on April 30, 2017.

From 2015, there was a noticeable rise in the number of foreign women and children travelling to Iraq and Syria to join Isis, according to research by the Soufran Group.

IS had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014. However, Daeshcontinues to carry out bombings and other attacks in the country.



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