United States court condemned this Friday Jihadist El Shafee Elsheikh sentenced to life imprisonment, one of four members of a group Islamic State Baptized as ‘The Beatles’for his responsibility in the kidnapping and murder of many hostages, including journalist James Foley.
The Virginia court that heard the case ruled against the defendant. eight life sentencesAfter being found guilty in April. Another cellmate, Alexanda Kotey, was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United States in 2021 after pleading guilty to the charges against her.
The prosecution argued the validity of this Friday’s sentence. how “serious” and “sadistic” the crimes are. The ‘Beatles’ collaborated with a network of prisons holding 26 civilian hostages from twelve different countries.
Besides Foley’s name, he is among the victims of this group. those of the other three Americans: aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller and journalist Steven Sotloff. Foley’s mother called Friday’s sentencing an “empty victory” and recalled the four victims, according to CNN.
ISIS leader ‘The Beatles’Mohammed Emwazi, died seven years ago from an American drone attackThat same month, British authorities arrested another member of the group, Aine Davis, after she was deported by Turkey.