Where did Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari learn her understanding of Islam, that led her to want to join the Islamic State? Has her mosque been investigated? Why not?
SINGAPORE said on Monday it has detained an assistant child-care worker suspected of trying to join Islamic State and to find a militant husband in Syria, and was holding her under a tough security law that allows for detention without trial….
The suspect, Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari, 22, was detained this month for intending to make her way to Syria to join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria with her child, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement.
“She supported ISIS’s use of violence to establish and defend its self-declared ‘caliphate’, and aspired to live in it,” the ministry said, referring to Islamic State.
Izzah, a contract assistant at an infant care centre, was radicalised as early as 2013 by online propaganda with links to Islamic State and she shared pro-Islamic State material on social media.
She had also sought a militant husband in Syria, the ministry said.
“She said that since 2015, she was looking for ‘a Salafi or an ISIS supporter’ to marry and settle down with him and her child in Syria,” the ministry said.
“She said she would support her husband if he fought for ISIS in Syria as she believed she would reap ‘heavenly rewards’ if he died in battle. With her ‘elevated status’ as a ‘martyr’s widow’, she felt she could easily marry another ISIS fighter in Syria.”…