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Life sentence for Daesh fighter

RICHMOND, Va. — The Fourth Circuit affirmed the convictions and life sentences for El Shafee Elsheikh, a fighter for the Islamic State group and former U.K. citizen who participated in a “brutal scheme” of capturing and torturing hostages, some of whom were traded in negotiations while others were executed on camera.

Read the ruling here.

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