A U.K. media outlet. Sky News has obtained access to thousands of documents, which contain the names, addresses, telephone numbers and family contacts of 22,000 Daesh [ISIS/ISIL] jihadist fighters. The identities of previously unknown jihadis which remain in Daesh controlled territory, as well as those who have returned home to the United States, Canada, Europe, the U.K., across northern Europe, much of the Middle East and North Africa.
The trove is said to be centered around personnel data sheets, used for accountability and registration of Daesh terrorists, which were passed by a disillusioned Daesh internal security forces or Islamic Religious Police, to a Free Syrian Army (FSA) convert actions group. Daesh internal security forces operate similarly to the Police of Vice and Virtue in Saudi Arabia, but with a far darker Gestapo, Geheime Staatspolizei twist.
This is said to be the first leak of its kind from any active terror group. The documents obtained by Sky News have been reviewed by intelligence analysts within the U.K. – hopefully, the information has already been passed America intelligence sources.
Tens of thousands of documents, containing names, addresses, telephone numbers and family contacts of Islamic State jihadis, have been obtained by Sky News.
Nationals from at least 51 countries, including the UK, had to give up their most personal information as they joined the terror organization.
Only when the 23-question form was filled in were they inducted into IS.
A lot of the names and their new Islamic State names on the registration forms are well-known.
Abdel Bary, a 26-year-old from London joined in 2013 after visiting Libya, Egypt and Turkey.
He is designated as a fighter but is better known in the UK as a rap artist.
His whereabouts are unknown.
Some of the telephone numbers on the list are still active and it is believed that although many will be family members, a significant number are used by the jihadis themselves.
The files were passed to Sky News on a memory stick stolen from the head of Islamic State’s internal security police, an organization described by insiders as the group’s SS.
He had been entrusted to protect the organization’s core secrets and he rarely parted with the drive.
The man who stole it was a former Free Syrian Army convert to Islamic State who calls himself Abu Hamed.
Disillusioned with the Islamic State leadership, he says it has now been taken over by former soldiers from the Iraqi Baath party of Saddam Hussein.
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