UK Green party leader says it should NOT be a crime to join ISIS

Natalie Bennett

The Green party does not believe people should be banned from joining ISIS or Al Qaeda, its leader claimed today.

Natalie Bennett said people should not be punished for what they think and stressed it should ‘not be a crime simply to belong to an organisation’

More than 600 people from Britain are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join jihadists, with security forces warning returning fighters pose the biggest terror threat to Britain.

The Green party has seen a surge in support in recent months, doubling from 5 per cent saying they would back them in October to 10 per cent in a recent YouGov survey…