LONDON – The British government is no longer averse to the idea of two British members of terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS) to the United States to deliver them there to be tried.
Theresa May in Belfast.
According to the newspaper Daily Telegraph has the government, through Interior minister Sajid Javid, the objection to sail against a possible death penalty, which the two men in the United States. Great Britain has no death penalty. The two are in the U.S. on the list of terrorismeverdachten.
It comes to Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, two members of a foursome from Great Britain-born fighters to Syria withdrew. They are suspected of the beheading and otherwise killing of several westerners that were kidnapped. In February of this year they were arrested in Syria.
“We are and will remain with the U.s. government in a dialogue about this issue and our priority is to ensure that these men are prosecuted. We want the case from a legal point of view on the most appropriate place, what is the chance of a successful prosecution maximizes,” said the zegsvrouw of the British prime minister, Theresa May.
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