IRAQ: 4 FOREIGN WOMEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR JOINING IS
April 17, 2018:
An Iraqi court sentenced four foreign women to death and three to life in prison for joining the extremist militant group Islamic State (IS), the Iraqi judiciary said. (Sources: Xinhua, 18/04/2018)
The Iraqi Central Criminal Court issued verdicts of death penalty for "three Azerbaijani women and a Kyrgyz woman for being members of IS group," the Supreme Judicial Council said in a statement.
The court also "sentenced a French woman and two Russian women to life imprisonment for joining IS group," the statement said.