It’s important to remember that Zaoui wasn’t freed because he was innocent, but because he traded intel for the USA for his freedom. See also: A dirty little deal has been forged The Greens say Friday’s issuing of an arrest warrant for ‘bumbling Jihadi’ Mark Taylor proves there’s no need to widen the law’s definition of… Continue reading Arrest warrant for ‘bumbling Jihadi’ proves new terror law not needed – Greens.
Do you understand yet? Officially nothing has changed. Yet here we are. Perhaps we have been here for some time, without realising it. They do say that a prayer broadcast over a nation signified it is conquered. See also: Are we there yet? See also: What the new ‘Mark Taylor law’ would mean for returning ‘high-risk’… Continue reading Two months ago NZ didn’t believe they were living in an Islamic State.
Share a video, get jailed! Fight for Islamic State, visit a police station occasionally… The so-called “bumbling Jihadi” Mark Taylor, who once left his Twitter location on, identifying a secret Islamic State location in Syria, is now deemed dangerous enough that New Zealand is changing its terror laws. The new ‘Mark Taylor law’ would mean… Continue reading What the new ‘Mark Taylor law’ would mean for returning ‘high-risk’ New Zealanders
Taylor, a former New Zealand soldier who has New Zealand citizenship only, has surrendered to Kurdish forces because life under Isis had become unbearable. The Kiwi jihadi being held in a Syrian prison has told a reporter that if he returns to New Zealand, he is interested in setting up a medicinal cannabis company. Mark… Continue reading Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor tells journalist he is interested in starting a medicinal cannabis company
The Government has introduced a new bill to Parliament which aims to prevent terrorism and support the de-radicalisation of New Zealanders returning from overseas. The bill has been developed in response to the situation in Syria but will apply to any situation in which a New Zealander directly engaged in terrorism overseas, or facilitated or… Continue reading Govt introduces new legislation to de-radicalise terrorists returning from overseas
“[Mark Taylor] was not the only New Zealander who was over there but he’s certainly the most high-profile one and has been engaged in terrorist activity.” The Prime Minister is rejecting a Green MP’s description of a law that would impose restrictions on returning New Zealanders involved in terrorism as “dog-whistling”. The Terrorism Suppression (Control… Continue reading Jacinda Ardern rejects Golriz Ghahraman’s description of anti-terrorist law as ‘dog-whistling’.
Counter-terrorism police preparing to prosecute “bumbling Jihadi” Mark Taylor upon his return to New Zealand could be derailed by outdated laws, a legal expert believes. Detectives with the National Security Investigation Team have been building a case against Taylor for at least seven months in anticipation of Taylor returning from Syria, where he moved to… Continue reading Police build case against ‘bumbling Jihadi’ Mark Taylor, but outdated anti-terrorism laws could see him walk free
Kiwi Jihadi Mark Taylor could be released from captivity in Syria as the United States withdraws and Turkey invades. The “bumbling jihadi” is among reported New Zealand nationals, including an orphaned toddler, who will face renewed chaos and conflict in war-torn Syria. US President Donald Trump cleared the way for Turkey to invade northern Syria in a shock statement on Monday… Continue reading Kiwi Jihadi Mark Taylor could be released as US withdraws from Syria
New poll: Government should not help Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor return to NZ, majority says The latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll asked Kiwis about the Hamilton native, currently sitting in a Syrian prison. Most New Zealanders do not want to see the Government help to bring home ISIS fighter Mark Taylor, who is being… Continue reading New poll: Government should not help Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor return to NZ, majority says
What the Washington Post failed to mention was that this Christchurch Mosque, funded by Saudi money, has been promoted and used by local radicals to recruit jihadi, even since before it’s purchase! (more information is available from the categories and tags on the left). The problems is that because there are so few retribution attacks… Continue reading Chch shootings: Militant groups are using the event to recruit.