American woman pleads guilty to leading female Islamic State brigade

6/7/2022 11:50:00 PM

An American woman who led an all-female battalion of Islamic State militants in Syria is facing 20 years in prison

Terrorism, Islamic State

An American woman who led an all-female battalion of Islamic State militants in Syria is facing 20 years in prison

Allison Fluke-Ekren, once a teacher in Kansas, admits she taught Syrian children as young as six to use rifles, grenades and suicide belts

An American woman who led an all-female battalion of Islamic State militants in Syria is facing 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support for terrorism.Tue 7 Jun 2022 05.s Tue 7 Jun 2022 07.Elite soldiers 'recorded having an orgy with a woman smuggled onto barracks'.

Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, was accused of training children as young as six to use AK-47 rifles, grenades and suicide belts, as well as discussing plans to bomb a shopping centre in the US. Fluke-Ekren, who once lived in Kansas where she worked as a teacher, admitted in federal district court in Virginia that she was the leader of the Khatiba Nusaybah, a female battalion that prepared to defend Islamic State-controlled Raqqa, Syria, in 2017. Dennis Basic, 42, pleaded guilty to 12 charges in Victoria’s county court on Tuesday, which included assaulting two police officers, recklessly causing injury and animal cruelty. She is the first American woman to be prosecuted for a leadership role in the terrorist group. JC said that if she didn’t make it to the police, Melrose-Mikeska was to tell them about an alleged visit to a pub in the early 1980s where Dawson handed over an envelope to a man a few days before Lynette disappeared. Fluke-Ekren moved to Egypt in 2008, and from there went to Libya and then Syria. The Narre Warren man faces up to 15 years in prison. Starting in late 2016, according to prosecutors, she led an all-female Islamic State unit in Raqqa, which served as the terrorist group’s seat of power for several years.

A detention memo says she also trained children on how to use assault rifles and at least one witness saw one of her children - who was approximately six or seven years old - holding a machine gun in the family’s home in Syria. Read more He grabbed the officer, tried to get him to fight, and then ripped the officer’s police-issued baseball cap off his head. Giving evidence last month, JC said she had driven to a building on the south side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. “We didn’t intentionally train any young girls. They may have been in attendance,” Fluke-Ekren said at the hearing on Tuesday. He was charged over these offences, with officers searching his home and finding a number of illegal weapons and fireworks. She later agreed with prosecutors that she had given military training to over 100 women and young girls. Dawson, 73, is accused of murdering his wife in January 1982 so he could have an unfettered relationship with JC who was a student at his former high school and the family babysitter. Fluke-Ekren was accused of helping female members of the Islamic State prepare for a Kurdish siege of Raqqa by training them in martial arts and packing “go bags” of rifles and other weapons, according to court documents. Brown said the bollard was heavy and it hit her head, neck and shoulders, leaving her in pain for about two months.

She also wanted to recruit operatives to attack a college campus in the US, according to prosecutors, and discussed a terrorist attack on a shopping centre. She told one witness that “she considered any attack that did not kill a large number of individuals to be a waste of resources,” according to an FBI affidavit. Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning The defence barrister, Oliver Smith, said Basic’s offending was spontaneous, unplanned and opportunistic, and his client was “emotionally charged” by the protests. At the time, she said Dawson scouted out the venue before giving her permission to play. But she was eventually detained after the group’s downfall and brought to the US to face charges. She will be sentenced in October. The prosecutor, Michelle Zammit, said Basic’s actions may have been unplanned, but they were “very deliberate” and targeted clearly uniformed police officers. . Melrose-Mikeska did not know of this, saying she had never heard JC speak positively about her husband.

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An American woman who led an all-female battalion of Islamic State militants in Syria is facing 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support for terrorism.Tue 7 Jun 2022 05.s Tue 7 Jun 2022 07.Elite soldiers 'recorded having an orgy with a woman smuggled onto barracks'.

Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, was accused of training children as young as six to use AK-47 rifles, grenades and suicide belts, as well as discussing plans to bomb a shopping centre in the US. Fluke-Ekren, who once lived in Kansas where she worked as a teacher, admitted in federal district court in Virginia that she was the leader of the Khatiba Nusaybah, a female battalion that prepared to defend Islamic State-controlled Raqqa, Syria, in 2017. Dennis Basic, 42, pleaded guilty to 12 charges in Victoria’s county court on Tuesday, which included assaulting two police officers, recklessly causing injury and animal cruelty. She is the first American woman to be prosecuted for a leadership role in the terrorist group. JC said that if she didn’t make it to the police, Melrose-Mikeska was to tell them about an alleged visit to a pub in the early 1980s where Dawson handed over an envelope to a man a few days before Lynette disappeared. Fluke-Ekren moved to Egypt in 2008, and from there went to Libya and then Syria. The Narre Warren man faces up to 15 years in prison. Starting in late 2016, according to prosecutors, she led an all-female Islamic State unit in Raqqa, which served as the terrorist group’s seat of power for several years.

A detention memo says she also trained children on how to use assault rifles and at least one witness saw one of her children - who was approximately six or seven years old - holding a machine gun in the family’s home in Syria. Read more He grabbed the officer, tried to get him to fight, and then ripped the officer’s police-issued baseball cap off his head. Giving evidence last month, JC said she had driven to a building on the south side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. “We didn’t intentionally train any young girls. They may have been in attendance,” Fluke-Ekren said at the hearing on Tuesday. He was charged over these offences, with officers searching his home and finding a number of illegal weapons and fireworks. She later agreed with prosecutors that she had given military training to over 100 women and young girls. Dawson, 73, is accused of murdering his wife in January 1982 so he could have an unfettered relationship with JC who was a student at his former high school and the family babysitter. Fluke-Ekren was accused of helping female members of the Islamic State prepare for a Kurdish siege of Raqqa by training them in martial arts and packing “go bags” of rifles and other weapons, according to court documents. Brown said the bollard was heavy and it hit her head, neck and shoulders, leaving her in pain for about two months.

She also wanted to recruit operatives to attack a college campus in the US, according to prosecutors, and discussed a terrorist attack on a shopping centre. She told one witness that “she considered any attack that did not kill a large number of individuals to be a waste of resources,” according to an FBI affidavit. Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning The defence barrister, Oliver Smith, said Basic’s offending was spontaneous, unplanned and opportunistic, and his client was “emotionally charged” by the protests. At the time, she said Dawson scouted out the venue before giving her permission to play. But she was eventually detained after the group’s downfall and brought to the US to face charges. She will be sentenced in October. The prosecutor, Michelle Zammit, said Basic’s actions may have been unplanned, but they were “very deliberate” and targeted clearly uniformed police officers. . Melrose-Mikeska did not know of this, saying she had never heard JC speak positively about her husband.