“I’m going to die here,” says wife of a Lebanese ISIS fighter from Toronto who now wants to come back to Canada, claiming that her ISIS husband “tricked her into going to Syria.” There are 7 Canadian ISIS wives in detention now.
Global News She is currently in a Kurdish detention center for the wives and children of Islamic State jihadists. She was captured by Kurdish forces last December and brought to the site near the Iraqi border. While she said she had spoken online with a Canadian official about coming home, that was months ago and she had not heard from the government since.
According to Kurdish authorities, the Canadian government showed an initial interest in bringing the Canadians home and had them fill out passport application forms. But Ottawa suddenly stopped the repatriation process for reasons the Kurds do not understand, said Abdulkarim Omar, co-chair of foreign affairs for the administration that controls the region.
Here is the transcript of more of her blubbering: