German ISIS Member Who Denied Killing Is Charged in Murders

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Harry Sarfo, an imprisoned Islamic State member from Germany, attracted global attention after claiming disillusionment and disgust with the terrorist group.

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Gordon Welters for The New York Times

German prosecutors have added six counts of murder and war crimes to the charges against an imprisoned Islamic State member from Germany who attracted global attention after claiming disillusionment and disgust with the terrorist group.

The new accusations, announced by the prosecutors on Tuesday, were brought three months after a video surfaced suggesting that the recruit, Harry Sarfo, 28, had taken part in a Syrian mass killing. But in previous interviews, he told the…

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