Husein "Bilal" Bosnic, the Islamic preacher accused of recruiting young Bosnians to fight for the Islamic State (IS), was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison.
During the final statements in the case against suspected Islamic State (IS) recruiter Husein Bosnic in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the state prosecutor requested the maximum, 20-year prison sentence be imposed.
Nobody knew that Nermin would go to Syria, said the mother of a young man who died fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) in a quiet, shaky voice.
Eight men, accused of fighting for the Islamic State (IS), have pleaded not guilty at the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
An imam has accused the radical preacher Husein Bosnic, the informal leader of Bosnia's Salafi community, of misappropriating Islamic teachings to persuade young men to fight for the Islamic State (IS).
An 18-year-oldarrested in February at the Sarajevo Airport while allegedly embarking for Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS), testified that he attended the speeches of suspected IS recruiter Husein"Bilal" Bosnic before the trip.
Wahhabi leader Bilal Bosnic recruited a young man to fight for the Islamic State after hiring the boy to tend his sheep, a court in Bosnia has heard.
The fathers of two young men who left Bosnia and Herzegovina forthe battlefields of Syria spoke at yesterday's hearing in the trial Husein "Bilal"Bosnic.
Bosnianpolice made six arrests overnight Tuesday through Wednesday, raiding six locations in an investigation into the illegal travel of Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens to Islamic State (IS) territories in Syria.
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