The Justice Department Refused To Repatriate A Young Woman Who Joined The Islamic State

2021-02-26   |   by CusiGO

Shamima begum, a young Londoner who fled to Syria to join the Islamic state (ISIS) with two high school girls in 2015, will not be able to return to the UK to appeal against the government’s decision to revoke her British nationality, the Supreme Court announced on Friday. The court, the country’s Supreme Court, is in the interests of the executive, which has appealed a July decision of the court of appeal authorizing begum to return to British territory for trial, which will now be postponed.

In February 2019, a 21-year-old girl was found to be nine months pregnant in a Syrian refugee camp, and the government cancelled her nationality for security reasons. He also refused to return to the United Kingdom to appeal against the decision, which the Supreme Court today accepted as a “significant national security risk” and a “greater risk of terrorism” for the British.

In his opinion on Friday, Judge Robert Reid said the trial for the nationality of young people should be postponed indefinitely because it was considered “unsafe” for them to return. “The appropriate response to the issue in this case is to postpone the trial of deprivation of [nationality] until begum is able to participate effectively without endangering the safety of citizens,” the judge said.

“It’s not a perfect solution because you don’t know how long it will take to do it,” the judge admitted In the judgment, the Supreme Court judge admitted that the deprivation of nationality “may have serious consequences for the person concerned” because, although he is not stateless, he “has little practical connection with another nationality he can acquire, namely, Bangladeshi nationality”.

Born and raised in the UK and currently living in a refugee camp in northern Syria, shamima begum said she married Yago rijik, a Dutch Muslim, and had three children, all of whom died. On February 17, 2015, begum, 15, and her friends kadiza Sultana, 16, and Amira abase, 15, flew from Istanbul, the British capital, to Syria to join Jihad, which shocked the UK.

In February 2019, with her third child and her husband in prison, she told the times that she wanted to return to the UK. According to news reports, her friend kadiza Sultana died in Syria in an air raid supported by the Russian army. Amira abase married an Australian jihadist and may still be alive.