U.S. mother tells ISIS: ‘Leave our children alone!’
In this Oct. 9, 2014 file photo Zarine Khan, right, and Shafi Khan, parents of Mohammed Hamzah Khan, attend a news conference after a hearing in their son’s federal trial in Chicago. (AP)
The suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old American facing a terrorist charge for trying to join the ISIS militants accused the group on Tuesday of brainwashing youths into joining their ranks via social media. And she declared, “Leave our children alone!”
Mohammed Hamzah Khan’s mother cried softly as she read her statement in a lobby at a Chicago federal courthouse. Minutes earlier, her son had pleaded not guilty to attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group. It carries a maximum 15-year prison term.
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