A Dutch court has convicted six Muslim men of membership in a terrorist network that recruits youngsters to fight in Syria as Islamic State militants or part of other extremist groups.
The six were among eight men and a woman from The Hague convicted on December 10 of various crimes linked to a network of radical Muslims.
At a heavily guarded courtroom in Amsterdam, judges issued sentences of up to six years against those convicted.
Presiding Judge Rene Elkerbout said the organization "has contributed on a large scale to a climate in which youngsters felt called upon to go to Syria and fight."
Based on reporting by AP and Reuters