British wife of senior American Isil fighter says racism in UK radicalised her

Why isn’t she in jail?

The British wife of a top American Islamic State fighter has said she was radicalised by the racism she experienced living in England.

Tania Georgelas, 33, said her upbringing led her to marry a Christian convert from Texas and leave for Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).

Mrs Georgelas, who is of Bangladeshi descent, said growing up as a second generation immigrant in Harrow, north-west London, she experienced “a lot of racism” which pushed her towards more radical Islam.

Caught joining a bloodthirsty murder cult? Play the race card!