October 2, 2013 Special Dispatch No. 5468

Danish Jihadi Fighting In Syria Tweets His Experiences In Jihad – Traveling To Europe And Back To Syria, Meeting Other European Foreign Fighters

October 2, 2013
Special Dispatch No. 5468

On April 8, 2013, a Twitter account belonging to a Danish jihadi who describes himself as "A stranger. Currently fighting in Syria, to make the word of Allah the highest!" began tweeting. The account has tweeted nearly 1,600 times and as of this writing, it has 1,235 followers.

Following is a summary of the jihadi's tweets, in which he focuses on his hatred of the West, Jews, and Shi'ites; admonishes Muslims for not adhering to their faith; discusses his desire to travel to Syria (including fundraising to build a bakery there); and, ultimately, recounts his travels to Syria via Turkey and his experiences fighting against the Syrian army there. He also describes meeting jihadis from around the world, including from European countries such as Germany, Albania, The Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, Britain, Norway, and Denmark.

The account is currently still active, with the user tweeting his day-to-day activities as a jihadi and conversing with other Twitter users.


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