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Woman Sentenced 10 Years For Working For Terrorists

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A German woman who travelled to Iraq to join the Islamic State terrorists was sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in Munich on Monday.

The woman, who according to German privacy laws is known only as Jennifer W, was sentenced for membership in a terrorist organisation abroad, aiding and abetting attempted murder.

Other crimes are attempting to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Woman Sentenced 10 Years

The federal prosecutors had accused the 30-year-old from Lower Saxony of standing by in Iraq while her then-husband chained up a Yezidi girl in a courtyard and left her to die of thirst.

Prosecutors had demanded a life sentence, while the defence argued for a maximum two-year sentence for membership of the terrorist organisation Islamic State.

(NAN)

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