New Zealand man jailed for spreading images of IS violence - media

A New Zealand man was jailed on Thursday for spreading images of Islamic State violence, the first person sentenced to prison for circulating and possessing objectionable material linked to extreme violence, local media reported.


Imran Patel, 26, was jailed for three years and nine months by an Auckland court after he admitted to making, distributing and possessing videos depicting cruel violence perpetuated by IS, according to news website


The prison sentence was the first for someone on an objectionable material charge related to violence. To date, all such charges in New Zealand had related to indecent child images, said Auckland District Court Judge Russell Collins, according to the news site said.


פרסום ראשון: 06.23.16, 10:46