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Shamima Begum: Home Office to fight court rule letting Isis recruit return to UK


The government has vowed to fight the decision to allow Shamima Begum, who left London as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State in 2015, back into the UK.

The family of Begum, 20, said they were heartened by the decision on Thursday letting her return to the UK to challenge the Home Office’s move to revoke her British citizenship.

Speaking via Tasnime Akunjee, a lawyer, the family said: “We understand there is still a long road ahead.”

The court of appeal partially overturned an earlier ruling by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Siac) this year, a tribunal which held ...


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