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
The flaw in the Government’s counter radicalisation program was that it relied heavily on Muslim community leaders. But the young men I met with said their community leaders didn’t understand them. I wrap a checked shirt around my head and pull up the hoodie to conceal my face. Holding a makeshift Islamic State flag on… Continue reading My year undercover with Australia’s Islamic radicals.
Quran 3:151. We will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve… An Aucklander is on a “kill list” published by Islamic State fighters who claim to have hacked the computers of US military personnel. Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said the Government was investigating the threat made by the hacking group. “It’s obviously something… Continue reading Officials investigating why Kiwi is named on Isis hit list
The Minister responsible for Security Intelligence Services, Chris Finlayson, says efforts are being made to verify an IS ‘hit-list’ after an Auckland man was allegedly targeted as part of an attack on US military information. The Government is taking an Islamic State threat against a New Zealander seriously, and says police protection will be provided… Continue reading Islamic State posts hit list after hacking addresses, mobile numbers.