UK-born Islamic State recruit can return from Syria to challenge citizenship removal

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State can return to Britain to challenge the government’s removal of her citizenship, judges ruled on Thursday.

Shamima Begum, who was born to Bangladeshi parents, left London in 2015 when she was 15 and went to Syria via Turkey with two schoolfriends. In Syria, she married an Islamic State fighter and lived in the capital of the self-declared caliphate.

She was discovered in 2019...
source: Reuters

2020-07-16 14:38
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