Canada: Woman faces terrorism charges for participating in Islamic State’s activities

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has said a 29-year-old woman is facing a terrorism-related offence for her alleged participation in terror group Islamic State's (ISIS) activities.

A woman in Canada is facing terrorism charges for participation in ISIS activities. Photo Courtesy: Wallpaper Cave

"On April 4, 2023, Ammara Amjad returned to Canada from Syria, and was arrested by way of a Terrorism Peace Bond. She was later released on bail conditions pending a future court appearance," read a statement issued by RCMP.

"On October 5, the GTA/Southwest INSET arrested Ms. Amjad in Milton, ON, for her alleged participation in the activities of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant," the statement added.

Police said she was charged with participating in the activity of terrorist group contrary to Section 83.18 of the Criminal Code.

Amjad appeared at William Davis Courthouse in Brampton before the Ontario Provincial Court for a bail hearing in relation to the charge.

She was released from custody by the court and is subject to a number of bail conditions.

Her next court date is scheduled for November 17.