Belgian jihadi fighters Anis and Abdulmalik
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Belgium's jihadi mothers share their anguish

A growing number of young Europeans joining jihadi groups in Syria and Iraq come from the Molenbeek neighbourhood of Brussels in Belgium, where unemployment and social disengagement are rife.

There are now so many that mothers of some of the fighters who died fighting are forming a support group aimed at countering youth radicalisation.

As the BBC's Murad Shishani reports, the move is also helping to relieve the anguish of families left behind.

  • 20 Jan 2016
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