Mohammed Hamzah Khan, Letter to his parents before his departure, October 2014

Oct. 2014
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Mohammed Hamzah Khan

Letter to his parents before his departure:

“We are all witness that the western societies are getting more immoral day by day. I extend an invitation to my family to join me in the Islamic States. True, it is getting bombed, but let us not forget that we didn’t come to this world for comfort.”Kevin Sullivan, “Three American teens, recruited online, are caught trying to join Islamic State,” Washington Post, December 8, 2014,

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