Denmark charges first Syria fighter over joining IS

An image grab taken from a video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons with the Jihadist flag at an undisclosed locationA Danish man who travelled to Syria in 2013 to join the Islamic State group was on Tuesday charged with breaching Denmark’s anti-terrorism laws, in the country’s first case of its kind. “It is the prosecution’s view that everyone who joins IS in Syria has agreed in principle to take part in the terrorist acts that IS commits in the country,” prosecutor Lise-Lotte Nilas said in a statement. The latter charge was over carrying 20,000 kroner ($2,935, 2,680 euros) with him when he was arrested by Danish police in March this year as he attempted to return to Syria.

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