No­to­ri­ous five

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● Kiwi ji­hadist Mark Tay­lor, also known as Mo­ham­mad Daniel and Abu Ab­dul Rah­man, burnt his New Zealand pass­port after go­ing to Syria to fight for Isis. In 2014, Tay­lor, de­clared a Spe­cially Des­ig­nated Global Ter­ror­ist by the US, claimed he’d con­tacted the New Zealand gov­ern­ment to try and get a new pass­port.

● A Christchurch teen rad­i­calised on­line and caught plot­ting a ter­ror at­tack was sen­tenced to in­ten­sive su­per­vi­sion ear­lier this year. The youth had planned to drive a car into a group of peo­ple and then stab them.

● In June 2016, Im­ran Pa­tel be­came the first New Zealan­der jailed for pos­sess­ing and dis­tribut­ing ex­trem­ist pro­pa­ganda. Last week, the Her­ald re­ported that Pa­tel will be re­leased on pa­role. ● Hawke’s Bay Mus­lim Te Amorangi Izhaq Kireka-Whaanga came out in 2014 in sup­port of Isis, say­ing it would bring down Western civil­i­sa­tion.

● New Zealan­der Daryl Jones, also known as Mus­lim bin John, was killed by a drone in Ye­men in 2013 while fight­ing for Al-Qaeda.

Mark Tay­lor

Izhaq Kireka-Whaanga

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