Shamima Begum: ‘Strong’ Reports Daesh Bride’s Baby ‘Has Died’ – Lawyer


If the reports are confirmed, then it would mean that Miss Begum has lost all three of her children that she has given birth to since arriving in Syria in 2015.

British Daesh* bride Shamima Begum’s baby is believed to have died in Syria, her family’s lawyer has announced.

Mohammed Tasnime Akunjee said on Twitter that he had received “strong” but “unconfirmed” reports that Miss Begum’s baby boy, who was born barely a few weeks ago, has died.

Miss Begum entered the Al-Hol camp for displaced Daesh families in Syria’s north after fleeing the brutal fighting that was taking place in the group’s last stronghold of Baghuz, on the east bank of the Euphrates river.

Miss Begum has said in past interviews that her son, whom she named Jarah, was her third child after the previous two had died in Syria.

Mr Akunjee announced earlier on in the month that Miss Begum had relocated from Al-Hol to another area near the border with Iraq after getting death threats from other Daesh brides in the camp for showing her face on camera and speaking to the international media.

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Begum herself has expressed regret speaking to the media, telling the Sunday Telegraph in a February 24 interview that the UK government had only stripped her of her citizenship because she had received significant media coverage, pointing out that other Daesh brides and…

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