A Canadian resident who drove publicity endeavors for the Islamic State bunch and by and by executed two Syrian troopers in broadly coursed recordings was condemned to life in jail Friday by a U.S. judge. (English voice of ISIS)
Examiners looked for the lifelong incarceration for Mohammed Khalifa, 39, a Saudi-conceived Canadian who held conspicuous jobs for the Islamic State bunch from 2013 until his catch in 2019.
In a condemning update, examiners said Khalifa assumed a critical part in the gathering’s fruitful endeavors to select huge number of unfamiliar contenders to shield its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
In two famous misleading publicity recordings named “Flares of War,” Khalifa should be visible shooting Syrian fighters toward the rear of the head after they dug their own graves. He likewise portrayed the recordings.
Khalifa’s safeguard lawyers had looked for a term of only 20 years at Friday’s condemning hearing in Alexandria, Virginia. They contended that he was less guilty than two British-conceived Islamic State individuals – Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, nicknamed the “Beatles” by their prisoners – who by and by beat and tormented Western prisoners. Both Kotey and Elsheikh were indicted in Alexandria – one has gotten a lifelong incarceration and the other is supposed to get life when he is officially condemned one month from now.
They additionally contended that it’s off-base for the U.S. to force such an extreme sentence against a not indicted Canadian for straightforwardly killing or hurting any Americans and might have simply been removed to Canada. (English voice of ISIS)
Khalifa conceded last year to psychological oppression charges. In a letter to U.S. Area Judge T.S. Ellis composed in front of Friday’s condemning hearing in Alexandria, Virginia, Khalifa said he felt a sense of urgency to help the Syrian nation in their rebel against despot Bashar al-Assad, however that he committed an error by picking to turn into a contender rather than joining a guide association.
“As I followed the occasions in Syria, I became sickened with myself for sitting by and not following through with something,” he composed.
As per an FBI oath, Khalifa told FBI specialists he expected to be shipped off an IS instructional course when he joined the association in late 2013. All things being equal, he was enrolled to join the association’s media division in view of his English language abilities and spent almost five years as a forerunner in their publicity unit. (English voice of ISIS)
Khalifa told specialists he was caught in January 2019 when he resisted an IS structure to escape from propelling powers. All things considered, he said, he sent off a performance assault of sorts on Syrian Defense Forces, giving up after his AK-47 rifle stuck.