Mechanic refused asylum in Canada says he had no idea he was fixing vehicles for ISIS

A Lebanese mechanic who says he unknowingly worked for ISIS and was then approached by Hezbollah to become a spy has been denied asylum in Canada.


Boutros Massroua, 54, is from Zahleh, a Christian town in the Beqaa Valley, near Lebanon's border with Syria. 


He made a refugee claim saying he fears retaliation from both ISIS — also known as Da'esh — and from Hezbollah, a militant group that has fought on different sides of the Syrian conflict, if he returns to...