The British city trader who fought ISIS… and won

A former public schoolboy who gave up his high-flying City career to fight against Islamic State has told of his part in the dramatic battle to liberate the jihadis’ Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.

Macer Gifford, 30 – believed to have been the only UK national to fight in the battle for the city – was a currency trader before he joined Syrian rebel groups.

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  • BillyHW

    They are going to put this guy in jail before they put any ISIS terrorists in jail.

  • Brett_McS

    “He now fears he will be arrested by British police because he feels the
    Government is tougher on those who fought IS than the actual terrorists”.

    That’s crazy talk, man.

  • Barrington Minge

    More strength to his elbow!! A man with strong principles. Wish I had his bottle.

    • canminuteman

      I don’t know about his bottle, I want his rifle!

  • Krista Kay

    “There is a difference between honourable men, men who care about other people and these butchers, these evil demon worshipers”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f53MCg-0ntg