Daesh bride Shamima Begum, who left the UK in 2015 to join the terrorist group in Syria, is currently fighting to get back to the UK after her British citizenship was revoked by then Home Secretary Sajid Javid last year.
This week, the British Court of Appeal directed the case over Shamima Begum’s citizenship status to the Supreme Court, after initially deciding in July that Begum would be allowed to come back to the country “to pursue her appeal”.
Begum, 20, was stripped off her British citizenship by the then-Home Secretary Sajid Javid last year, citing national security concerns, after she was found in a Syrian refugee camp. Begum left the UK in 2015 to join the Daesh* terrorist group in Syria, where she married a Dutch terrorist, but she left Raqqa in January 2017, after losing two children and another one in a camp in 2019.
According to report by the Telegraph, the London-raised teenager could have been a member of the terror group’s “morality police”. Last year, Begum, who maintains that she was “just a housewife” despite being aware of atrocities committed by the Islamic State, appealed the Home Office’s decision to revoke her citizenship and is currently seeking to return to the United Kingdom.
However, the Court of Appeal’s July ruling to allow her to return to the country to present her arguments in court has divided the public.
This decision was “based on the principle of fair hearing and justice”, which…