Fauzia Khamal Bacha
Fauzia Khamal Bacha travelled from Melbourne, Australia to Daesh occupied Syria with her husband, Yasin Rizvic, and their four children, in 2014. Bacha, Rizvic, and their eldest son, died in Syria. Their three survivng children, aged 6 to 12, were repatriated to Australia, following the collapse of Daesh, in 2019.
Bacha is from Singapore, Rizvic was born in Bosnia. Australian authorities have not made clear whether they acquired Australian citizenship, but their three surviving children are Australian citizens.
Rizvic has been described as a "foreign fighter". Whether Bacha travelled willingly to Syria has not been made public. Nor has her role, if any, in supporting the Daesh regime. Australian authorities have not made public the names, or location of their children.
- "ISIS bride and a fighter from Singapore said to have died in Syria". Straits Times. 2019-08-04. https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/isis-bride-and-a-fighter-from-spore-said-to-have-died-in-syria. Retrieved 2020-05-23. "Fauziah Begum Khamal Bacha, who was living in Melbourne, is one of four radicalised Singaporeans known to have taken part in the Syrian conflict. Her husband, Yasin Rizvic, and their eldest son are also said to be dead."
- Benita Kolovos; Rebecca Le May; Rebecca Gredley (2019-06-24). "Orphaned IS children on way to Australia". Newcastle Star. https://www.newcastlestar.com.au/story/6236302/orphaned-is-children-on-way-to-australia/. Retrieved 2020-05-23. "The others are three children aged six to 12, who are the offspring of ISIS fighter Yasin Rizvic and his wife, Fauzia Khamal Bacha."
- Helen Sullivan (2019-06-24). "Morning mail: Isis children rescued, Dutton defends Paladin, Barty No 1". The Australian Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jun/24/morning-mail-isis-children-rescued-dutton-defends-paladin-barty-no-1. Retrieved 2020-05-23. "The remaining three are the children of the foreign fighter Yasin Rizvic and his wife, Fauzia Khamal Bacha, who joined Isis in 2014. It is the first instance of Australian children of foreign fighters being rescued from the northern Syrian camps."
- Helen Davidson (2019-06-23). "Children of Isis terrorist Khaled Sharrouf removed from Syria, set to return to Australia". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jun/24/children-isis-terrorist-khaled-sharrouf-return-australia-removed-syria. Retrieved 2020-05-23. "The remaining three are the children of the foreign fighter Yasin Rizvic and his wife, Fauzia Khamal Bacha, who joined Isis in 2014."