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Briton On Trial For Fighting Daesh

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ChillDoubt | 19:31 Wed 03rd Apr 2019 | News
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-47804779

Fingers crossed that despite the trial being held at the Old Bailey I’m hoping that as a Scouser he has a similar jury to the one assigned to the Ken Dodd trial.

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The British Government, and the US President were only last week congratulating the YPG on defeating ISIS in Syria. Though they were careful to euphemistically call the ‘US backed rebels’. This prosecution demonstrates the British hypocrisy during the whole Syrian adventure. He should not be in court, we should be thanking him. A complete waste of...
09:02 Thu 04th Apr 2019
AOG - // When has being a 'Soldier of Fortune' been a crime?//

It quite possibly is not a crime, it depends on your frame of reference.

But fighting for a terrorist organisation is a crime.
Common sense is at a premium.
The point is, he fought for an organisation that is classed as a terrorist organisation under British law.



Did he?
Talbot - // The point is, he fought for an organisation that is classed as a terrorist organisation under British law.



Did he? //

He says he did - don;t you believe him?
Are the YPG a proscribed group here in the UK?
I must amend my. Sposition, the PKK which trained him, is proscribed it seems.
The problem seems to be that he trained with terrorists, which is against the law. If he'd just gone and fought with the YPG there'd have been no issue.

Unfortunatley, the fact that he's broken the law can't just be ignored.
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I’m still in shock.....

Has Gromit’s account been hacked??

Never thought I’d utter the words ‘I concur 100% with that post by Gromit’.
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As I said earlier, when intellectuals et al travel to fight in the Spanish Civil
War they’re heroes and romantic poets, but when some Mickey Mouser acts like a scally and tackles daesh head-on he’s a terrorist.

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-ii/10-writers-participated-spanish-civil-war.html
I might be wrong but I don't think those writers etc broke any laws of their native countries when they went to fight.
Brilliant BA.

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