A British fighter named Abdel Majed Abdel Bary, who uses the names “Jinny” and “Abu AK47 Al-Britani” on Twitter, has been fighting with ISIS in Syria since late 2013. According to information he provided on his Twitter account, he comes from a wealthy family in London that apparently shares his extremist views, and he used to be a rapper[i] until he decided that such music was anathema to Islam.
The following are further details from his Twitter account:
Jinny writes that he lived in the upscale Maida Vale area in London. On March 17, 2014 he posted a photo of himself with his father, with the caption, “Miss my father, the realest, May Allah Free you & unite us in jannah [heaven] Inshallah [God willing].”
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