Bring our boy home or we’ll sue the Foreign Office, say parents of ‘Jihadi Jack’

The parents of a middle-class Muslim convert from Oxford who claims he has been tortured by Kurdish militia plan to sue the Foreign Office in a bid to force the Government to bring their son home.

Jack Letts, nicknamed Jihadi Jack after he travelled to Islamic State-controlled Raqqa in Syria in 2014, was captured by Kurdish PYD forces after he escaped from IS.

This newspaper disclosed last week that nothing has been heard of Letts, 21, since July 8, when he sent his parents, John and Sally, anguished messages from his prison cell in Syria.

  • Hard Little Machine

    In 6 or 7 pieces

  • Clink9

    Just give him $10 million and get it over with.

    • tom_billesley

      Jihadi Jack has a Canadian passport – his father is from Ontario. Are his parents also threatening to sue the Canadian Department of Global Affairs?

      • barryjr

        Oh shit there goes another 10 million.

      • Clink9

        I’ll bring the popcorn.

  • DaninVan

    “OK;here’s the deal boys. You give us Jihadi Jack back, and we’ll give you your own country…never.” Yeh, that’s gonna sell.

  • Bring him back in a box.

    That way, everyone wins.

    • Clausewitz

      Why waste good pine. A couple of Hefty bags would do the trick.

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    Chop off his index finger and shove it up his arse.

  • simus1

    The Kurds should send his parents a substantial bill – like for every pound they can raise.

  • Gary

    I waiting to hear that Omar Khadr has a new lawsuit against Canada for letting him leave to be with Daddy Dearest in Afghanistan when it was obvious that he was a victim of child-abuse by his al-qaeda family.
    I also expect that a trend will start for muslims to pour into canada to get a legal Status and then go globe trot to get in trouble where they will Sue Canada and get $10 million.
    Their lawyer will either Sue for being let it to get our Passport which got them in trouble , or they will Sue because we let them leave with out passport.
    Why work in canada when you can go there and get Citizenship in just three years
    to then get $10 million from the Liberals for fabricated harm where you ask for $50 million and get $10.

    Lawsuits work….so muslims don’t have to .

  • Blacksmith

    In a shoe box would be environmentally friendly.

  • tom_billesley

    He travelled to Syria ignoring the UK Foreign Office advice that nobody should go.
    Next case ….

  • canminuteman

    Sure, bring him back. Then have him charged with treason and hanged drawn and quartered in the public square. His body can then be distributed to the far corners of the land a la Oliver Cromwell.

  • Clausewitz
  • Alain

    Clearly the acorn does not fall far from the tree. This explains a lot about the son, at least to me, with that type and mentality of parents. Normal and responsible parents would feel too ashamed of their son to carry on like this. It indicates to me that his parents never ever attempted to teach their son to be responsible for his actions and to own up to them. Honestly they should be hiding their heads instead.