Mehmet Biber was charged as a ‘Foreign Fighter’ in Syria despite never fighting. He did join a group in Syria opposed to President Assad but it was part of the local opposition, not a terrorist group. It was not ISIS or Al Nusra. Facing a penalty of imprisonment for 20 years, Biber was sentenced to 2.5 years non-parole. Mark Davis speaks after the sentence.
I hope Mr McBride does not face a court room. Let alone a jail cell. But at the moment, that is exactly what he’s facing. There’s no – we’re getting no whispers, no signs at all, we’re preparing for trial.