ISIS bride Shamima Begum is married to convicted terrorist and extremist from the Netherlands, Yago Riedijk.
The Jihadi bride, now 22, was not allowed to return to the UK after dropping a authorized battle at The Supreme Court docket in February 2021 however she now claims she was “groomed” by the phobia group.
Who’s Yago Riedijk?
Riedijk, 29, left Arnhem, Holland, for Syria in October 2014.
Shamima Begum married the Dutchman, then 23, 10 days after touchdown within the war-torn nation in 2015.
The couple had three youngsters, all of whom died.
Based on his neighbours in Arnhem, Riedijk was introduced up in a “beautiful” middle-class household earlier than changing to Islam and becoming a member of Isis.
Throughout an interview with The Instances in 2019, Begum stated the final time she noticed her husband was once they fled the village of Baghuz, Isis’ ultimate stronghold, in the beginning of February that 12 months.
He surrendered to a gaggle of fighters allied to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Begum was taken to the al-Hawl refugee camp whereas Riedijk is being held in one other camp.
In footage completely obtained by The Solar in 2020, he revealed Begum acquired advantages from Isis and received paid twice as a lot as different jihadis.
When requested whether or not ISIS had been paying Shamima when he was in jail, he stated: “Sure, my good friend was getting my wage. Fortunately they did give that to her.”
On the time, he was requested what message he would ship to his spouse from behind bars.
He stated: “Keep robust, regardless that it’s very troublesome all of the issues we’ve been by means of.
“I’d inform her to utilize your time, do no matter you’ll be able to and study no matter you’ll be able to with a purpose to construct a future for your self… for us.
“When it comes to caring for future youngsters, by way of being a future housewife.”
Is he nonetheless married to Shamima Begum?
It seems they’re not married though their standing will not be solely clear.
In an interview in July 2021 Riedijk confirmed he was married to Begum and that the pair had agreed a dowry.
Riedikj claimed the younger ISIS bride is manipulating Western governments to try to come dwelling.
Begum although stated in a September 2021 interview with Good Morning Britain that she would “slightly die” than return to Isis.
Requested whether or not she was groomed by ISIS, she stated: “I believe sure, I used to be groomed and brought benefit of and manipulated into coming.”
She stated that on the time she didn’t know Isis “was a dying cult”.
Talking from northern Syria, she added: “I believed it was an Islamic neighborhood that I used to be becoming a member of.
“I used to be being fed quite a lot of info on the web by folks in Isis telling me I want to return as a result of I can’t be a superb Muslim within the UK.”
The place is Yago Riedijk now?
It’s understood that Reidijk is now behind bars in a Kurdish-run jail in Syria.
When ex-squaddie Alan Duncan managed to trace him down he advised the Each day Document he had met Riedijk at an unspecified “intelligence centre”.
His exact location will not be identified.