Usama Hasan

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Mashudur Choudhury has become the first Briton to be convicted of terrorism offences in connection with the Syrian conflict. It was clear from his trial that he had travelled to Syria to attend a terrorist training camp – and that he intended to pursue, as prosecutors put it, a “political, religious or ideological cause” with violent means. I will set out below some more background on Kingston Crown Court’s ruling, a move that will hopefully dispel all myths about the legality of fighting in Syria.

In discussions about jihadists, many say “it is not illegal to fight in Syria”, justifying this assertion by comparing it to the Britons who fought in the Spanish Civil War in the late Thirties.…  Seguir leyendo »