Tuesday 12 December 2017

The name's Lewthwaite – Samantha Lewthwaite

The White Widow: Samantha Lewthwaite with Jermaine Lindsay and their son
The White Widow: Samantha Lewthwaite with Jermaine Lindsay and their son

A couple of years ago, I spent some time interviewing some Irish people who had converted to Islam.

One of the reverts (they say they have 'reverted' back to God's grace) I spoke to was a perfectly nice woman with a typical Cork sense of humour.

She was quite lovely and friendly and cheerful and, in time, the conversation turned to suicide bombings. As ye do.

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