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Ryan Lock – Rest easy warrior & enjoy the majestic halls of Valhalla

Briton Ryan Lock killed himself in Syria to avoid being captured by IS

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The British chef, who travelled to Raqqa to fight against IS, wanted to avoid capture or torture at the hands of the terror group.


A British man who travelled to Syria to fight against Islamic State shot himself to avoid a “painful and frightening death”, an inquest has heard.

Ryan Lock, from Chichester, died last December fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Raqqa.

The 20-year-old had only been in the war-torn country for four months, and he died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Mr Lock had been seriously injured in battle and was surrounded by IS fighters when he decided to kill himself to avoid being captured or tortured.

His mother, Catherine Lock, had no idea that her son was planning on travelling to Syria. Instead, she thought he was going backpacking around Turkey.

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She said: “He just said that he had planned this for ages and that he had time off work. He said he would be going for a few weeks, maybe a month.

“And when I found out he was going to Turkey I said: ‘You do realise that’s right next to Syria, where there is a war.’

“I hadn’t twigged that was exactly his plan, to head to Syria.”

A day after Mr Lock arrived in Turkey last August, he told his mother that he had signed up to fight for the People’s Defence Units (YPG), a Kurdish military force.

She contacted the police immediately and continued to stay in contact with her son on Facebook Messenger, where he regularly posted pictures of himself during his military training.

See Skynews for full story

Syria – 161 killed yesterday . News from hell!

161 killed yesterday 25/10/2015

Whilst we go about our daily lives hundreds of innocent people are being brutally killed throughout Syria. Needless to say I won’t mourn the death of any member of IS or other extremist group , but there are many innocent people being killed for their perceived homosexuality, religion/political  beliefs , trivial insults to Allah and countless other “crimes” that carry the ultimate sentence – Summary executions

The main cause of the slaughter is IS and other extremist groups , whom have created a living hell in the Middle East.

When will the world wake up and do something decisive to rid the world of all Islamic Extremist and eradicate their twisted, psychopathic Islamic ideology?

Regardless of who started this war ( and their are many guilty parties) its time to get troops on the ground and teach IS a lesson that will result in their total annihilation and complete obliteration.

The Dead :

 23 civilians, 22 rebels,

14 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters,

16 Regular forces,

27 NDF,

8  unknown rebels,

3 IS,

8 Hezbollah,

19 non-Syrian militants allied to regime forces.


— IS executed a young man and a child in the charge of homosexual in al-Ashara town in the eastern countryside of Der-Ezzor.

— IS executed a man in al-Hasakah countryside for ” insulting the name of Allah” .

— 3 IS were killed by clashes against YPG in Abdulaziz mount, Hasakah countryside.

— 12 Osbek and Turkistan militants were killed by clashes against regime forces in al-Mansoura in al-Ghab valley.

–  11 Unknown rebels killed by clashes against regime forces, bombardment, and targeting their checkpoints .

– 27 National Defense Forces militiamen were killed by clashes and attacks on their checkpoints around Syria.

– 16 Regular forces were killed by clashes, snipers, IEDs, and attacks on their checkpoints and vehicles.

– 14 Non-Syrian fighters from ISIS, Jund Al-Sham and Jabhat Al-Nusra were killed by clashes and targeted

—  19 non-Syrian militants allied to regime forces killed by clashes against rebels.

— 8 Hezbollah were killed by clashes against rebels

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See Islamic Extremist

Alan Henning – A Hero who died helping others. R.I.P

Update: 17/May/2016

Great to see that Alan Henning’s home  town is to honour his memory  and open a  memorial garden  to this kind , beautiful human –  who was killed by the scum of the earth , whilst helping others. His memory will live long and one day Karma will catch up with those responsible for his brutal, pointless murder.

Karma always collects its debts

A memorial to murdered Islamic State hostage Alan Henning will be opened on Tuesday.

The circular garden, at Eccles Recreation Ground, has been created at the site where hundreds of Salfordians gathered for a moving candlelit vigil the weekend that news of Alan’s brutal killing was announced in October 2014.

He had been kidnapped while delivering aid to Syria in December 2013.

Ceremonial Mayor of Salford Councillor Peter Dobbs will open proceedings at 6pm

see Manchester Evening News for full story & details.

Alan Henning – A Saint who died helping others

Eccles marks anniversary with yellow ribbons

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A “prayer point” was set up in Eccles town centre for the anniversary

A Greater Manchester town has been adorned with yellow ribbons to mark the first anniversary of aid worker Alan Henning’s murder.

The 47-year old taxi driver, from Eccles, Salford, was taking aid to Syria when he was kidnapped and killed by Islamic State (IS) militants in October 2014.

At the time, he was the fourth western hostage to be murdered by the group. People in Eccles laid the ribbons in memory of Mr Henning. A similar tribute was held in the days after his death.

Meanwhile, Eccles MP Barbara Keeley has renewed calls for Prime Minister David Cameron to officially recognise his charity work with a posthumous award.

“I think there should be some way to mark the noble sacrifice that Alan made,” said Ms Keeley.

“His mission to help children in Syria was a remarkable one and, of course, he lost his life.

“I think that should be marked with some sort of formal award.”

Ms Keeley said she had spoken to Mr Cameron and hoped there could soon be developments.

Prayers will also be said over the weekend at Eccles Parish Church

Original story BBC News


The order of service for the memorial

Among the catalogue of horrors committed by these animals the murder of Alan Henning struck a cord deep in my soul. Here was a kind, gentle man giving his time and energy to help people  in Syria  and yet his sadistic killers used his murder to promote their twisted ideology and shock the world with the video of his beheading.

Words could not express the revulsion this caused around the world and if anything I feel his murder appalled even other Islamic extremists and damaged the credibility of ISIS among their deluded followers. What kind of god would want innocence like Alan killed in such a barbaric manner is beyond me.

But I believe in Karma and Karma always collects its debts!

Alan Henning

Alan Henning (15 August 1967 – c. 3 October 2014) was an English taxicab driver-turned-volunteer humanitarian aid worker.

He was the fourth Western hostage killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) whose killing was publicised in a beheading video.

Henning was captured during ISIL’s occupation of the Syrian city of Al-Dana in December 2013. He was there helping provide humanitarian relief.  The British Foreign Office withheld news of Henning’s capture while it attempted to negotiate his release.

Local colleagues warned Henning not to cross the border into Syria, but he said he wanted to make sure the supplies were delivered safely.

When he was captured, Henning was a driver for the organisation Rochdale Aid 4 Syria. Rochdale Aid 4 Syria campaigned the release of Al Qaeda terrorist Aaifa Siddiqui, currently serving an 86 year prison sentence. The group even named projects in her honour. Rochdale Aid 4 Syria was condemned fiercely by the local MP Simon Danczuk.

Rochdale Aid 4 Syria also raised money on behalf of Al-Fatiha Global, a British-based organisation which claimed to provide humanitarian aid to those caught up in warzones. Al-Fatiha Global is a registered charity which was under investigation by the Charity Commission after one of its workers was photographed with his arms around two hooded fighters carrying machine guns. Al-Fatiha Global said that worker had been dismissed. Al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn condemned the beheading.

Henning was shown at the end of David Cawthorne Haines‘s execution video, released on 13 September 2014, and was referred to as being the next victim by Mohammed Emwazi, the media described as “Jihadi John” of the ISIL cell described as The Beatles. A video of Henning’s beheading was released on 3 October 2014. After his execution, British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered MI5, MI6, and GCHQ to track and kill or capture the killer

Early life

Henning was a cab driver in Salford, Greater Manchester, in North West England before he travelled to Syria in December 2013 to be a volunteer aid worker.  He has also been described as being from Eccles, Greater Manchester.[12] There has also been a fundraising page set up to help his family.

He was married to Barbara Livesey Henning  and had two children, Lucy and Adam.


Henning was part of a team of volunteers delivering goods in December 2013 to people affected by Syria’s civil war. He was abducted on 26 December 2013 by masked gunmen, according to other people in his aid convoy.


A video released on 3 October 2014 shows his apparent beheading;the executioner blames it on the UK for its joining the U.S.-led bombing campaign against ISIS.

Before his throat is slit, Henning appears on camera, seemingly handcuffed behind his back and in a kneeling position, next to a knife-wielding masked man (Jihadi John, of the ISIL cell known as The Beatles). Henning speaks, referencing the British Parliament‘s decision to participate in a coalition of countries, such as the United States, that have banded together to bomb the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

The end of the video shows American aid worker Peter Kassig, and a threat to his life.




Prime Minister David Cameron condemned the killing as “absolutely appalling” and “completely unforgivable” and vowed to do everything to defeat ISIL. He described Henning as a man of great peace, kindness and gentleness, saying:

“He went with many Muslim friends out to do no more than simply help other people. His Muslim friends will be mourning him at this special time of Eid and the whole country is mourning with them.”

On 5 October prayers were said for Henning in churches across Bolton. The Bishop of Bolton Rt Rev Chris Edmondson said: “This is the most horrific, brutal and barbaric act. Leaders of Christian and Muslim faiths have universally condemned this act.” Bolton Interfaith Council and Bolton Council of Mosques, who had held a vigil for Henning before news of his death, said they would continue to pray for him.

A special service of remembrance was held at Eccles Parish Church, attended by Henning’s widow. A memorial fund had been set up, by friend and fellow aid-worker Shameela Islam-Zulfiqar, with the aim of raising £20,000 . By 9 October £30,000 had been raised by the Muslim community and would be used to help support Henning’s family. A further memorial service was held on 12 October at the British Muslim Heritage Centre, organised by friends and humanitarian aid colleagues of Henning, attracting over 600 people.

On 7 October, former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg proclaimed that he had offered to intervene to help secure Henning’s release.

The Salafi Muslims of the UK also condemned the murder of Alan Henning noting that ISIS has violated Islam’s respect for covenants and that ISIS had also mistreated Henning and the Muslims captured along with him. While a London-based follower of Omar Bakri, Mizanur Rahman (aka Abu Baraa), justified the killing. Mizanur Rahman however was strongly criticised by Salafi Muslims.

On 15 October Labour MP Barbara Keeley, speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions, called for a national honour to recognise Henning’s sacrifice, and for support for his widow and children. David Cameron agreed and said he would look carefully at her suggestion.

In an al Qaeda magazine interview, terrorist leader Adam Gadahn condemned ISIS and the execution of Alan Henning, saying that al Qaeda had pleaded for his release and saying ISIS will be punished in the afterlife.

British Jihadists Women Documentary 2015

Islamic State is a one-way ticket for jihadi brides


British Jihadi Women Documentary 2015


Just two out of 600 females who have ran from the West to join the Islamic State (Isis) have returned home from Syria, government figures show.

But walking into the warzone is a one-way-ticket with a small chance of return, with little realising this, with only two of the so-called jihadi brides having escaped home.


ISIS Sex-Slave Raping & Selling Girls (Full Documentary)


In comparison to this, European government officials which monitor these numbers note that almost one-third of male jihadists have escaped the clutches of IS are on their way back from Syria.

According to researchers, many women and girls are unable to escape from the warzone – even if they realise they have made a huge mistake.

The girls who leave the west to join IS are married off straight away, either in Turkey or when they cross into Syria. There are around 20,000 foreign fighters and approximately 5,000 European fighters in Syria, so there is no shortage of men looking for wives. That number is expected to double by the end of 2015.

Sara Khan, a British Muslim whose group Inspire campaigns against the dangers of extremist recruiters, told the Associated Press: “It’s so romanticized, the idea of this utopia. I don’t even think those young girls have necessarily considered that there’s no way back now.”

The women are not allowed to travel without a male, if they do they could face punishment, according to material IS published.

Sterlina Petalo is a Dutch teenager who converted to Islam, and came to known as Aicha. She travelled to Syria in 2014 to marry a Dutch jihadi fighter there and managed to return months later – it is assumed she made her way to Turkey, where her mother picked her up and brought her back to the Netherlands. Back home, she was immediately arrested on suspicion of joining a terror group.

A 25-year-old Briton, who police did not name also made her way back to the UK along with her toddler that she took all the way to Raqqa. She decided she made a mistake and called home, she made her way back to Turkey and called her father there who met her there. In the UK she was detained and charged but is now free on bail.

Currently 60 British women and girls have fled the UK to become jihadi brides, including three girls from Bethnal Green in East London who ran away in February.

Amira Abase, 15, Shamima Begum, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, were captured on CCTV before arriving in Syria. The video was recorded on 17 February, the day the three friends left their homes in East London, after telling their families they would be out for the day.

They are now believed to be living in the IS stronghold Raqqa, however reports suggest that they have been separated and possibly married off to fighters as jihadi brides.

These three girls left the UK on their own free will and are now apparently are being trained for “special missions’ and are likely to die in the Middle East as suicide bombers Um Asmah, a Islamic State commander who is now on the run, told Sky News.

Um Asmah said the girls were “very, very happy” on arrival and had been laughing and smiling, but they were unprepared and had little experience of living permanently veiled and under the strict regime.

Their fate has already been determined by the terror group, she explained, adding: “Everything is already decided for you and you cannot evade it or refuse it. You cannot have a mind of your own,” Asmah told Sky News.

She said the Bethnal Green trio are special to the terror group, but the extremist group has plenty more foreign girls, with more joining each month.

Jihadi bride: Another Briton who left Britain to join ISIS is Lewisham-born Khadijah Dare (left). Here she is pictured alongside her Swedish terrorist

Now on the run, Um Asmah says she will be killed if she is ever caught by IS fighters. “I am a traitor and an unbeliever now,” she said. “I am scared every minute and of everyone I meet.”

This week, Metropolitan Police counter terrorism officers stopped a 16-year-old girl from London travelling to Syria after she was groomed on Twitter to flee to the war zone and marry an IS soldier.

The Rise of Islam and Racism – Documentary . IS – ISLAMIC STATE

Disclaimer – The views and opinions expressed in these documentaries are soley intended to educate and provide background information to those interested in Islamic State. They in no way reflect my own opinions and I take no responsibility for any inaccuracies or factual errors.



ISIS – “Islamic” Extremism?

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Discretion is advised


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