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Media coverage of Israel’s conflict with Palestine turned Jake Bilardi to Islamic State

THE Melbourne schoolboy turned “white jihadi” fighting with Islamic State in Iraq self-radicalised over the internet “out of his hate towards the media and government” of western countries, his best mate at school has revealed.

The friend, who does not want to be named, said he had no warning, but was not surprised when high school dropout and Muslim convert Jake Bilardi became a fighter for the radical Islamic group.