Shamima Begum was born and raised in Britain, growing up in the East End of London. In 2015 at the age of 15 she left the UK with two of her girlfriends for Syria intent on joining Islamic State, a criminal and terrorist enterprise. The previous year, Islamic State had murdered four aid workers and […]
In May 2014, two 12 year old girls lured a third into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. This was the utterly bizarre Slender Man case. One blow connected with Payton Leutner’s heart; a millimetre the other way, and she would have been killed, but incredibly she survived and made a miraculous recovery, though of course no one recovers totally psychologically from something so horrific.