They’re young, men and women, executives or students. At first, they weren’t into Jihad but yet, they left everything to go to Syria. Then one day, they came back.
Anti-terrorism services estimate at 500 the number of French citizens wandering between Iraq and Syria. Among them, 200 decided to come back to France. Most have been imprisoned awaiting trial. Rare are those who have been released.
For the first time, some have agreed to tell their story: why did they leave and what was their lives back there.