has given “protected identities” to residents who have returned
to the country after fighting for ISIS in Syria and Iraq to ensure
locals don’t find out they are jihadists, it’s been claimed.
Sweden is protecting the identities of Swedish residents who once
fought for the Islamic State, a measure normally given to people who
are under possible threat.
newspaper claimed that a 27-year-old former ISIS fighter, Walad Ali
Yousef, had been granted a protected identity by the Swedish
government. Yousef reportedly joined ISIS in 2014 and shared
photographs of himself posing with AK-47 rifles, encouraging
others to join the fight.
had complained that because of the pictures he’s having trouble
finding work.“I am looking for many jobs but cannot get one because
my pictures are out there.”