PRESS TV Posted Mon., Mar.30, 2015
More than 70 German women have reportedly been tricked into joining the Takfiri ISIL terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
The president of German Domestic Intelligence Service (known as Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz or BFV), Hans-Georg Maassen, said more than half of those women are under the age of 25, Zeit Online reported, as cited in a Sunday Russia Today report.
Maassen added that nine of the German ISIL recruits are schoolgirls.
He warned that the Takfiri terrorist group has concentrated its efforts on seducing women and girls via social networks to join the group.
The ISIL terrorists declared the formation of a so-called caliphate or government in June 2014 to rule the territories under its control in Iraq and neighboring Syria.
The BFV’s president said ISIL lures girls and women into the group through romantic means, and then marries them off to its male militants and, in rare cases, gives the educated ones managerial positions to keep them permanently attached as one of the members of the group.
Maassen warned that women and girls tempted into joining the Takfiris most often lose their freedoms after joining the group, and their passports and phones are confiscated, making them totally lose contact with their friends and families.
German police sources were cited in the report as saying that the women who join the terrorist group are psychologically ill and come from impoverished families with very little formal education.
The ISIL militants, with hundreds of members from several Western countries, have been carrying out horrific acts of violence such as public decapitations and crucifixions against all ethnic and religious communities in areas under its influence in Iraq and Syria.