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16-year-old arrested for using social media app to incite ISIS propaganda



French authorities have arrested a 16-year-old girl in Paris for allegedly using a social media app to spread ISIS propaganda in a bid to further incite violent acts in the French capital and beyond.
According to a statement from the Paris prosecutors office, the French girl whose identity has not yet been released was using the app to spread calls by ISIL to commit violent acts.
A judge charged the teenager with taking part in a “criminal terrorist association” and “inciting to commit terrorist acts through an online communication medium”.
Investigators said the girl was “extremely radicalised” and was the administrator of a chat group dedicated to ISIL propaganda on the Telegram app, which has been used by suspected fighters to communicate, deputy prosecutor Laure Vermeersch said.
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