Why is Fairfax protecting a terrorist enabler?
A New Zealand woman who travelled to Syria last year for what were believed to be humanitarian reasons is understood to be trying to negotiate with Australian officials to return to Sydney.
The woman, who has dual New Zealand-Australian citizenship, was said to be offering to help authorities with information about networks in the region.
The woman, who Fairfax has chosen not to name over fear for her safety, lives in Sydney’s Bankstown and was previously married to a man from the city.
She is the latest in a string of people who have travelled to the troubled region who now want to return home. One member of Islamic State (IS), a former health worker from Victoria, has reportedly told Australian authorities he wanted to return and warn would-be jihadists against joining the terror group. Read more »