‘Holland House’: Dutch jihadists stay in Saudi-funded villa in Aleppo

Ila el amam!


by Linda Housman

April 23, 2013 – Dozens of Dutch jihadists are housed in a luxurious villa in one of the richest neighbourhoods of the Syrian city of Aleppo. They receive salary and training, and have to stay in service for at least one year, Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant reports in its April 20 paper edition.

The newspaper spoke to several Dutch parents whose sons – and in two cases, daughters – travelled to Syria to join the over two year old rebellion against the Assad government.  Before leaving their homeland, the youngsters sent their families vague messages such as, “You won’t hear from us in a while. We are going on a training course. Don’t worry”, or cryptic notes like, “See you in paradise”.

One of the parents recently received a photo from their son showing Dutch fighters at the edge ofaswimming pool of a luxurious villa…

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