Eight Brazilians sentenced for plotting jihadist attacks ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics

The eight Brazilian men were found guilty on Thursday of recruiting and promoting terrorism, and handed sentences of between five and 15 years

In his sentencing, Judge Marcos Josegrei da Silva said the men “exulted in and celebrated terrorist acts carried out around the world, publishing videos of executions by the Islamic State (group) and instructions on how to swear loyalty to the group’s leader.”

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