Mother of jihadist faces trial in Paris for ‘financing terrorism’

A French woman whose radicalised son fought in Syria where he allegedly died as a jihadist is standing trial on Tuesday accused of financing terrorism.

Appearing before the Paris Criminal Court on Tuesday, Nathalie Haddadi and her younger son both face charges of aiding and financing terrorism, and if convicted could face up to 10 years in prison. A second man, a friend of Haddadi’s deceased son, is also on trial.