Trial of woman charged with supporting Islamic State starts in Germany

January 21, 2015 5:14 PM

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DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - The trial of a woman accused of sending money and film-making equipment to Islamist militant group Islamic State in Syria began in the German city of Duesseldorf on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old woman, who holds joint German and Polish citizenship, appeared in the high-security courthouse wearing a chador, a black, head-to-toe gown worn by some conservative Muslims.

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