ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'gets legal aid to fight for British citizenship back'

ISIS bride Shamima Begum has been granted legal aid to fight for her British citizenship back, according to reports.

Her family have reportedly hired lawyer Gareth Peirce, who once represented hate preacher Abu Qatada.

The Daily Mail reports she has been awarded taxpayer cash to appeal against Home Secretary Sajid Javid's decision to revoke her citizenship.

It is estimated the bill to the public purse could now run into the thousands.

The Legal Aid Agency has...
source: Daily Record

2019-04-15 10:56
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