ISIS send text message to men in Belgium’s notorious Molenbeek district in mass recruitment bid

By Corey Charlton for MailOnline

32773F2C00000578-0-image-a-1_1459237821370ISIS recruiters are texting young men in Molenbeek asking them to ‘fight the Westerners’ in a bid to capitalise on heightened tensions in Brussels.

The message implores recipients to ‘make the right choice in your life’ by taking up jihad and was sent from an untraceable prepaid phone number.

Received by youths in the suburb of Molenbeek, community activists have likened the recruitment strategy to having a ‘drug dealer outside school gates’. READ MORE OF THIS STROY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.