The Washington Post

German woman jailed for taking son to Syria to join ISIS:


A German woman was convicted of membership in the Islamic State and other offenses for traveling to Syria with her young son to join the militant group. She was sentenced to 3 1/ years in

2 prison. The Düsseldorf state court found that the defendant traveled to Syria in 2015 with her son, then 5, without the knowledge of his father. It found that she ran the household there while her new husband fought for the group. The defendant, who had two more children in Syria, surrendere­d to Kurdish forces in 2019 and was repatriate­d to Germany with her children in October.

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