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Did We Adopt a Jihadist?

posted on October 30, 2017

For GQ, Scott Sayare profiles Ammar, a Muslim boy from Syria who was adopted by a family in Sweden. He initially told his adopted family that he was a Christian who escaped imprisonment by jihadists, but a journalist who was held captive with Ammar revealed that the boy was possibly a jihadist, who was subject to psychological abuse and torture. Lina, Ammar’s adopted mother, said, “I have thought about it. But I have landed in – no, this is not my story of him. I don’t know the truth. But I have landed in this. And I have chosen now to trust him.”

Read at GQ