U.S. examiners are looking for a lifelong incarceration for a Canadian they call one of the “most productive proselytizers” in the supposed Islamic State.
In materials documented in court in front of his condemning hearing, examiners said Mohammed Khalifa was a “impressive figure inside ISIS.”
In addition to the fact that he delivered shocking recordings utilized by ISIS to prompt assaults and enroll, yet he likewise executed two Syrian troopers, the U.S. Lawyer’s Office composed.
“The respondent’s obligation to savagery and the deadly psychological oppressor association he gladly served for north of five years proceeded unabated until his catch,” as indicated by the investigators.
A lifelong incarceration would be “a sensible and fitting discipline,” the arraignment contended in its condemning notice.
Khalifa was planned to be condemned this Friday.
A 39-year-old IT specialist who experienced childhood in Toronto, Khalifa left Canada in 2013 for Syria, where he went through preparing and utilized his English-language abilities to describe ISIS execution recordings.
In the 2014 video, Flames of War, he was shown making Syrians dig their own graves and shooting a stooping man toward the rear of the head. He did likewise in a 2017 video, Flames of War II.
On Jan 13, 2019, he was terminating at U.S.- moved Kurdish contenders in northeastern Syria when his AK-47 stuck and he was caught.
Albeit the RCMP was examining Khalifa at that point, the United States arrested him and flew him to Washington, D.C., to have to deal with penalties. He conceded on Dec. 10.
In an eight-page accommodation to the U.S. Locale Court, examiners said Khalifa had deciphered, created and advanced ISIS misleading publicity.
“The litigant’s capability with the English language, insight and relational abilities made him an important resource for the Islamic State’s goal,” they contended.
The examiners said publicity was key to the fear monger bunch, which utilize the materials to “enlist new individuals by spreading vicious messages to dynamic allies and detached supporters.”
“Hence, the job of correspondence and publicity becomes vital for the mission of illegal intimidation: increment the recurrence and power of vicious occasions, advance enemy of vote based values, ingrain dread, and gap populaces and states.”
“The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, utilized media and promulgation magnificently as a component of its mission of fear during the 2013-2018 time span.”
As ISIS was imploding in Syria in mid 2019, Khalifa left his part in the media branch and “chose to participate in battling,” the examiners composed.
He went after a Syrian Democratic Forces position in Abu Badran, throwing explosives onto a housetop where troops were standing, yet his rifle failed and he was taken prisoner.
“The litigant served in an administrative role inside the Islamic State, where he and the fear monger association participated in a drawn out example of peculiar and fierce action,” read the condemning brief.
Following his catch, he told Global News in a meeting that he was brought into the world in Saudi Arabia and lived in Italy prior to showing up in Canada with his folks.
On the web, he started following moderate Islamic discussions and paying attention to the fanatic talks of al-Qaida priest Anwar Al Awlaki, he said.
He conceded that after he showed up in Syria he joined the ISIS media office and portrayed the fear based oppressor gathering’s recordings and sound explanations.
He communicated no regret in the meeting, a recording of which was subsequently held onto by the RCMP under a court request that Global News went against.
Around twelve Canadians caught in Syria, as well as their kids, are being held at camps for ISIS suspects in Syria.
The Canadian government has shut the way to localizing them, saying it has no commitment to help them or bring them home.