Also see: First Kiwi jailed for distributing extremist propaganda granted parole Kiwis with extremist views seek help in the wake of Christchurch terror attack. Aarif Rasheed is a lawyer who helps to rehabilitate extremists when they’re released from prison. In the wake of the Christchurch terror attack, counselling service Lifeline has been receiving calls from… Continue reading Kiwis with extremist views seek help in the wake of Christchurch terror attack.
As the first New Zealander to be jailed for possessing extremist propaganda is declined parole again, fresh information about his background has been revealed. This includes that his New Zealand passport was cancelled after he was stopped at Auckland International Airport trying to leave for Syria with a companion. Documents released to the Herald on… Continue reading Kiwi was barred from flight to Syria.
The first New Zealander jailed for possessing and distributing extremist propaganda will be released on parole as he is no longer deemed a risk to public safety. In June 2016 Imran Patel was jailed for three years and nine months after admitting possessing, making and distributing extremist videos. The court heard that he disseminated the… Continue reading First Kiwi jailed for distributing extremist propaganda granted parole
Auckland man allowed to further appeal sentence for making, distributing Isis videos. Imran Patel was sentenced at the Auckland District Court in 2016 for possessing, making and distributing objectionable material relating to ISIS propaganda. A New Zealand man jailed for gathering and distributing execution-style videos has been granted leave to further appeal his prison sentence after his… Continue reading Auckland man allowed to further appeal sentence for making, distributing Isis videos.
Imran Patel, 26, shouted: “Tell John Key to stop being a slave to America and get out of Iraq,” as he was dragged out of the room by guards after being handed a sentence. An Auckland man jailed for distributing Islamic State propaganda videos has lost an appeal to cut his sentence short. Mt Roskill… Continue reading Avondale mosque jihadi sentenced over ‘terrorist material’ loses appeal on jail term
An Auckland man who distributed extremist videos, featuring footage of people being shot, beheaded and burned alive has been dragged from court screaming “Allahu Akbar”. Imran Patel, 26, launched into the rant as he was jailed for three years nine months before Auckland District Court this afternoon. “Tell John Key to stop being a slave… Continue reading “Tell John Key to stop being a slave to America and get out of Iraq. Allahu Akbar,”
Some Muslims take the Quran seriously. Niroshan Nawarajan in court sentenced to home detention for possessing terrorist material. A man who walked into Auckland’s US consulate wearing a black Isis T-shirt and asked if the building was “bomb proof” has been sentenced to five months home detention. Niroshan Nawarajan, 27, previously pleaded guilty to a… Continue reading Man shouted ‘Isis is here’ in scuffle with officers.
New Zealand: Muslim screaming “Allahu akbar” threatens to slit man’s throat “It can now be revealed that just over a year ago Patel was jailed for 10 months for holding a large knife to a driver’s throat and threatening to kill him while yelling an Islamic exclamation. Patel gestured to the driver then ran across… Continue reading New Zealand: Muslim screaming “Allahu akbar” threatens to slit man’s throat
Imran Patel arrives at the Auckland District Court charged with threatening to kill in 2014. An Auckland man has pleaded guilty to possessing, making and distributing extremist Islamic videos which featured footage of people being beheaded and burned alive. Imran Patel, 26, admitted the charges at Auckland District Court this afternoon, just hours after 27-year-old… Continue reading Second man guilty of distributing Isis material.
The Washington Institute assesses NZ’s contribution to the Islamic State. Notice this is somewhat more comprehensive than any NZ media outlet has managed. They provide a 5 page .pdf of their investigation. The Washington Institute