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UN experts urge Turkey to repatriate Irish woman associated with terror group

Turkey must ensure that an Irish woman and her infant daughter who are being held in custody there are repatriated, independent UN experts said in a statement released on Thursday. The woman, Lisa Smith, has been described in press reports as a supporter of the ISIL terror group, and former member of the Irish military.

Motives of foreign terrorist fighters under the spotlight

Understanding the reasons why foreign terrorist fighters leave their homes and risk their lives in conflicts abroad is the focus of a unique meeting at UN headquarters Tuesday.

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