Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of ISIS to death

An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French residents, members of the group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, have been amongst 13 French residents captured in Syria and handed over to Iraq in January by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

The official spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of he wasn’t approved to converse to the media. Iraqi President Barham Saleh had stated throughout a February go to to Paris that the 13 will probably be prosecuted in accordance with Iraqi legal guidelines.

1000’s of women and men got here from world wide to be a part of ISIS when it declared its self-styled Islamic caliphate in 2014.

It wasn’t instantly clear how France, which abolished the death penalty almost 4 many years in the past, will react to the sentencing of its residents.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/iraq-death-sentence-french-isis-fighters-1.5150337?cmp=rss

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