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Former Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh will be unable to move to Ireland upon his release from a US prison




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A convicted man who admitted to helping Taliban forces following 9/11 will not be able to take up residency in Ireland upon his release.

The man John Walker Lindh, who is scheduled to released from prison after serving 17 years of his 20 year sentence, will be permitted to stay in the US under the terms of his release.

Lindh who holds Irish residency through his Irish born grandmother was reportedly planning to move to Ireland following his release on May 23rd.

However it has been reported in the US that Lindh will be unable to leave the country for at least three years as it would violate the terms of his parole agreement.

There has been much controversy surrounding Lindh’s early release as the family of CIA employee Johnny ‘Mike’ Spann, say theh believe that Lindh was involved in his death.

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