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Belgian Jihadists Jailed as Europe Tries to Stem Flow of IS Fighters

  • Henry Ridgwell

A court in Belgium has handed down jail sentences to 45 members of an Islamist group convicted of arranging for young men to travel to Syria to fight for jihadist groups. Most of those sentenced were absent from court, presumed to be fighting or to have been killed in Syria. It’s the latest in a series of prosecutions of European citizens who have joined terror groups in Syria. VOA's Henry Ridgwell reports.