In Iraq has sentenced to death a German woman, who helped ISIS

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A court in Baghdad has sentenced to death a German citizen of Moroccan origin, who is involved in the activities of the terrorist group Islamic state. This was reported by Deutshce Welle.

The woman, whose name is not disclosed, is accused of logistical support and assistance to the IG. It should be executed by hanging.

The verdict can still be appealed.

The court said that the defendant left Germany, first to Syria and then to Iraq. She brought with her two daughters, who married members of the IG.

According to the German government, as of November 2017-about 960 people went from Germany to Syria and Iraq to take part in the fighting on the side of the IG. About 20% of them were women. About a third of those who left, according to the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution, have already returned to Germany, and about 150 people died in the fighting.

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