The Report: Will Shamima Begum return to Britain?


Shamima Begum, a British woman who ran away when she was 15 years-old to Syria to join the so-called IS now wants to return home. She is now 19 years old and 9 months pregnant. The teenager told ‘The Times’ newspaper she wants to have her baby in the UK after two of her other children died. The British government has said that it has no plans to allow her in the country. If however she returns she may face prosecution.


Dr Hina Javaid Shahid
General Practitioner and Chairperson, Muslim Doctors Association

Moazzam Begg,
Outreach Director, CAGE

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:00 pm

30 mins

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