The European administration and the lost children of al-Hol

    FAMILY: European governments still refuse to repatriate their state members, including their children

    Patricio is a young Swedish grandfather and musician living in unstable financial conditions. His life is a little chaotic, as he admits himself. He doesn’t really notice the sliding of his former multicultural daughter to the Islamic religion, as well as her growing radicalisation. Religion for him is simply self-determination, by itself not problematic, believing that tolerance is needed.

    Children of the Enemy, a film by Gorki Glaser-Müller
    Children of the Enemy, a film by Gorki Glaser-Müller

    It’s complicated

    He has also not observed the next step of his daughter Amanda, a union with a militant ISIS member, who ultimately accepts a proposed marriage with this Swedish radical, leaving leave for Syria to create a caliphate in 2014.

    Her husband is the most well known figure on the Internet for ISIS propaganda in Sweden. It was already too late for Partricio to act. In 2019, in the last letter she sent, she asks him for money after already scouping from the Kurdish troops with not enough food for her . . .

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    Wieczorek is a film critic and regular contributor to Modern Times Review.
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