Radicalised French mother who followed son to Syria jailed ten years


A Paris court on Friday sentenced Christine Rivière, 51, nicknamed 'Jihadi Granny', to a maximum ten years in jail for 'association with criminals preparing a terrorist attack' after she encouraged her son's activities within the ranks of the Islamic State group in Syria, where she later joined him on several occasions.

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A radicalised French woman who followed her son to Syria, where he was fighting for the Islamic State group (IS), has been given a maximum ten years in jail by a Paris court, reports The Guardian.