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[Bulgaria, Georgia (Country), Turkey] Cigarette smuggling biggest source of income for PKK

The most profitable source of income for the PKK terrorist organization is smuggling cigarettes, the recent report by Turkish security sources revealed as the report said that 80 million packets of smuggled cigarettes have been seized by the security for
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:16

[Iraq] Cigarette smuggler skirts deadly edge of IS smoking ban

was running a big risk: The militants have banned smoking and lighting up is punishable with a fine or broken finger. Selling cigarettes can be a death sentence. Falah Abdullah Jamil, 30, relied on his quick wits and silver tongue. When the fighters came
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 15:04

[UK-Scotland] Enforcing new car smoking ban 'may divert police from terrorism'

MSPs will hear fears that police officers could be diverted away from tackling terrorism and organised crime to enforce a proposed ban on smoking in cars with children in them. Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants smokers to be fined £100 if they are cau
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:23

[Syria] Offering Services, ISIS Ensconces Itself in Seized Territories

He buys cigarettes from smugglers who sell only to people they know, since jihadists punish smoking as a crime. “This is like heroin for them,” the real estate agent said, enjoying a pack during a recent trip to Turkey.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2015 06:21
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[UK-Scotland] Police chiefs: enforcing car smoking ban could divert officers away from tackling terrorism and organised crime

In a submission to MSPs ahead of tomorrow's meeting, Police Scotland said it would be the "sole enforcement authority" for the legislation, suggesting this needs to be "carefully considered". The force said it backed the Bill "as a means of addressing t
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:25

[Libya] They've already walked across the blistering Sahara desert, witnessed ISIS beheadings and survived the voyage across the Med in boats so hot 'they couldn't breathe'. Now these child migrants - as young as ten - are travelling Europe ALONE

'But I had to go outside to buy food. One time Daesh (ISIS) caught me smoking cigarettes and just for a packet of cigarettes they beat me with a stick and tied me by the hands and dragged me behind a motorbike. 'You can see the scars on the back of my h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:27

[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42


The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28

[Mid-east, Yemen] Al Qaeda Works With Local Insurgents, in Tactical Shift

its branches in Yemen and Syria are now increasingly making common cause with local groups on the battlefield.... Al Qaeda took over Al Mukalla in April...It has so far made no effort to ban smoking or regulate how women dress.
New York Times
added Jun 9, 2015 11:01

[Russia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uae: Dubai] GREENFIELD: Bloomberg Takes Tobacco Ban to Dictatorships

UAE, an actual tyranny, meeting with “leaders” to promote a tobacco ban....Dubai is built on slave labor. Bloomberg visited a place described as a 21st century slave state to warn about the dangers of smoking. Here’s what is really hazardous in the UAE…
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added May 24, 2015 20:59
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