Begum and two other girls travelled to Syria in 2015 to join the notorious terrorist group. In 2019, in an interview with The Times, the young woman said she didn’t regret joining Daesh* and voiced her intention to return to Britain.
Daesh Bride Shamima Begum has revealed her world “fell apart” when she was stripped of UK citizenship following unapologetic comments she made about the terrorist group in 2019. Speaking with ABC News correspondent James Longman, the British-born young woman said: “When my citizenship got rejected, I felt like my whole world fell apart right in front of me. You know, especially the way I was told. I wasn’t even told by a government official. I had to be told by journalists”.
Ms Begum has recently lost the first stage of her appeal against the government’s decision to revoke her citizenship. “I thought I would be a bit different because I had not done anything wrong before I came to Isis”, the 20-year-old told the ABC news correspondent.
Begum, who was pictured wearing a red scarf, diamante nose stud, and sitting close to a knitted cushion with the UK flag, said she was afraid for her life when she made positive comments about the terrorist group last year.
“I had just come into the camp. I had just given birth. I was hearing all these stories about women threatening other women, you know, folk uncovering their faces or speaking to men or doing interviews or anything like that. I…