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‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor

‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor Mark Taylor, known as the ‘Kiwi Jihadi’, feels genuinely surprised he wasn’t able to voice his freedom of speech while living under the Islamic State (IS). Taylor spent around five years with the extremist group in… Continue reading ‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor

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Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’

Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’ New Zealand jihadi Mark Taylor is surprised to hear what politicians have had to say about him since he was captured in Syria. Journalist Campbell MacDiarmid from The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi, has interviewed Taylor in prison. Mr MacDiarmid told… Continue reading Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’

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Jailed Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor suffered brain damage as a child, relative says

YOU can’t make this stuff up!!!! Jailed Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor suffered brain damage as a child, relative says Jailed Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor suffered brain damage as a child, relative say A relative of ISIS fighter Mark Taylor has spoken out about his family member, as the New Zealand Government grapples with the possibility of… Continue reading Jailed Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor suffered brain damage as a child, relative says

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New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor captured in Syria and jailed in Kurdish prison

New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor captured in Syria and jailed in Kurdish prison A New Zealander serving with the Islamic State group has been captured in Northern Syria and is being held in a Kurdish prison. Key points: Taylor said life with Islamic State had become unbearable without food or money He claims he was… Continue reading New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor captured in Syria and jailed in Kurdish prison