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IrelandISIS bride Lisa Smith says she 'can't be blamed' for the terror committed by group

18:07  18 july  2019
18:07  18 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Lisa Smith before she turned to Islam. She was detained by US troops in northern Syria last month on suspicion of supporting the terror group . The former soldier, 37, claimed she did not fight for the terror group during her four years in SyriaCredit: CNN. ISIS bride Lisa Smith , a former member of

JIHADI bride Lisa Smith has admitted she enjoyed a privileged position within ISIS society during The former Irish soldier said she was “treated differently” because of her western background and found it difficult to integrate with locals during her year and a half in the terror group 's capital Raqqa.

ISIS bride Lisa Smith has claimed she can't be blamed for the terror carried out by the Islamic State.

The 37-year-old, who is a former member of the Irish Defence Forces, also doesn't understand how people think she is motivated by "radical beliefs."

She travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State around three years ago, and now has a two-year-old daughter.

ISIS bride Lisa Smith says she 'can't be blamed' for the terror committed by group © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited Irish 'ISIS bride' Lisa Smith

Speaking to RTE News, she said: "You can't blame me for what the Islamic State done. I don't hold the same beliefs as them. I came to a caliphate where Islam was supposed to be implemented. I have different beliefs than the majority of people.

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Hoda Muthana says she regrets going to Syria to join the Islamic State. But President Trump directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deny her Hoda Muthana was born in the U.S. around the time her father was a Yemeni diplomat, opening debate on her citizenship.CreditCreditIvor Prickett for The

ISIS bride Shamima Begum says she would like UK authorities to re-evaluate her case with 'a bit more mercy in their heart'. In her latest interview she showed remorse for the first time since a Times journalist discovered her in the squalid Al-Hawl camp in northern Syria earlier this month.

"People in the Islamic State come from all over the world. They have different beliefs and different understandings of Islam.

"Since I came here I have seen that no-one has any real understanding of Islam."

ISIS bride Lisa Smith says she 'can't be blamed' for the terror committed by group © Collins, Dublin, Colin Keegan. PICTURED: Alleged Jihadi Bride, Lisa Smith ( FAR RIGHT). Taoiseach Bertie Ahern thanks members of the Aer Corps before boarding the Government Jet at Casement Aerodrome on his way to address the US Congress and Senate in 2008.

Smith claims that her husband made her stay in their home everyday, and that she didn't realise some of the brutal acts being carried out.

Denying that she had any active part in violence, the Dundalk woman said: "What did I do? I just joined the Islamic State and now I just become a monster. How? The British and the Irish fought for many years.

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But now Muthana says her account was long ago taken over by other militants, and is now desperate to come home. For the past six weeks she has been the only American at al-Hawl Syrian camp with her American ISIS bride Hoda Muthana says she regrets joining terror group in new TV interview

But she also said she did not regret joining Isis , boasted she She also said : "I didn' t know what I was getting into when I left. "I was hoping that maybe for the When asked by the Sky journalist if she could be rehabilitated following her time with the terror group , she replied: "I am willing to change."

"If someone moved from England then what would they say about them? How am I (a) monster? I came here to Islamic State and I didn't do anything."

She also doesn't understand what people mean when they say she has been radicalised.

"What is radical? I don't understand clearly," she said.

ISIS bride Lisa Smith says she 'can't be blamed' for the terror committed by group © ITV Lisa Smith had appeared on ITV on a video posted online in which she claimed to be British

"Someone needs to explain it to me properly because I don't understand what radical is. In terms of being a Muslim and wanting to live in a Muslim state, I don't understand how that is radical."

Smith now doesn't believe she will ever get to come home to Ireland.

She added: "To be honest I don't think I will be going back, ever. That's what I feel. That's what I think.

"They could be trying to make an example of me because I'm Irish and I'm military and I'm a woman.

"To be honest I don't know what's going on. If it's just the Irish Government or its Europe as a whole because there's a big delay on all the countries at the moment."

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Ministers said the decision to grant Begum the funding is a matter for the Independent Legal Aid Akunjee added it has yet to be proven if Begum “ committed any crimes” and questioned how she is The Brit teen was said to be a member of the barbarous terror group 's feared "morality police", who

But the ISIS bride STILL does not regret joining the barbaric terror group - insisting ' she had a The runaway schoolgirl said she wasn' t fazed by seeing severed heads in the bin, claiming it "made ISIS bride Shamima Begum after giving birth. "When I went to Syria I was just a housewife for the entire

Asked by RTE's Norma Costello if she would consider sending her daughter home, she replied: "I don't want to be without my daughter. I love my daughter. What mother is going to give up her daughter like that?"

However, she added that she is worried that if her daughter did return to Ireland, she would be seen as the child of a terrorist.

Smith is currently being held at the Ain Issa refugee camp after the collapse of the IS caliphate.

Speaking about her time working on the Government jet, she said that Bertie Ahern, Mary McAleese and Micheal Martin were 'sound' and 'nice.'

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Irish government attempting to bring Isis Bride Lisa Smith home.
The Irish government are attempting to make arrangements to bring ‘Isis Bride’ Lisa Smith home to Ireland. The former Defence Forces member, originally from Dundalk, Co Louth, is being held in the Al-Hawl camp on the border of Syria and Iran with her two-year-old daughter. 

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