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France: Daesh member’s mother sentenced to 10 years

Christine Riviere was charged with being member of terrorist organization

Anadolu Agency

The mother of a Daesh member has been sentenced to 10 years in jail on Friday by a Paris court.

Christine Riviere, 51, who had traveled three times to Daesh-held areas in Syria to meet up with her son Tyler Vilus, 27, had been charged with being a member of terrorist organization.

Nicknamed "Grandma Jihad", she was also charged with financing a terrorist organization and sharing the videos propagating terrorism on the Internet.

Riviere’s son is detained in France and will stand in trial in the forthcoming days.

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