British woman charged with being member of ISIS

July 2, 2015 14:31

LONDON - British police said on Thursday they had charged a 26-year-old woman with being a member of Islamic State and inciting terrorism on social media.

The woman, from Burton upon Trent in central England who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested by counter-terrorism officers at London's Heathrow Airport in February after arriving on a flight from Turkey.West Midlands Police said she had been charged with publishing messages on Twitter in October last year which encouraged people to commit or prepare acts of terrorism, and being a member of the banned organization Islamic State (IS).

She is due to appear before magistrates in London later on Thursday.

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