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Originally published in the Independent
A group of British Muslim women have been filmed urging other women and children to support and join Isis, a 12-month undercover investigation has revealed.
Hannah Stuart, a counter-terrorism expert with the Henry Jackson society, labelled the presence of young girls and children “particularly worrying,” in regards to “what these children are being taught to believe about their own state versus one of the most brutal terrorist organisations”.
Around 700 people are thought to have travelled to Isis-controlled territory in Syria and Iraq, among them entire families with young children and teenage schoolgirls.