Trial against suspected ‘Islamic State’ member Harry S. begins in Hamburg

Judges in a Hamburg regional court are hearing the case of 27-year-old Harry S. He is accused of being a member of the “Islamic State” terror group and actively involved with Bremen’s orthodox Muslim Salafists.

Prosecutors in Hamburg said that Harry S. (pictured above) traveled to Syria in April 2015, where he became a member of the “Islamic State” (IS) and received military training. Harry S. did not reportedly complete the training. Instead, he played a role in IS propaganda videos, holding the group’s black flag and motivating other people to join the terror outfit.

The 27-year-old returned to Germany in July 2015, was arrested by authorities and has remained in police custody. Charges against Harry S. include membership in a terror organization.