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Supporter of IS jailed for terror postings

By Kate Ferguson

A terrorist sympathiser has been jailed for 18 months for posting links to an Islamic State (IS) magazine on his Facebook page.

Hassan Munir (27) posted a link to Dabiq 4, a propaganda magazine produced by the extremist terror group.

The Old Bailey heard that Munir, from Bradford, had been repeatedly warned by Facebook and police officers after he posted jihadi material on his page - including material about beheadings.

Sentencing him, Mr Justice Saunders said the magazine posed a serious danger because it incited people to take up arms for IS, also known as Isis and Isil.

He said: "On October 14, 2014 he posted on his Facebook page a link to a document called Dabiq 4.

"It is a document distributed by Isil's media arm. It is lengthy and is clearly a professionally-produced document."

Munir has between 400 and 600 friends on his Facebook page, but denied he was a supporter of IS.

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