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German ISIS 'shoemaker' pleads to come home from Syria

Added: 23.10.2018 6:50 | 14 views | 0 comments

From northern Syria, Muslim convert Sufyan is imploring his native Germany to take him back, having been captured years after joining ISIS's so-called "caliphate". His beard neatly buzzed, Sufyan is one of hundreds of foreigners held by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in war-torn Syria, accused of fighting for ISIS. The 36-year-old insists he was not a fighter, but a misguided civilian making orthopaedic shoes and prosthetics in ISIS territory. "I am not Jihadi John, I am not Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, I am not Adnani," said Sufyan, listing ISIS's infamous British executioner, its elusive chief, and its now-dead spokesman. "I just made limbs," added the...

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