Shamima Begum: Isis Briton faces move to revoke citizenship

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Family disappointed at Home Office decision and considering legal position, says lawyer

The row over the fate of Shamima Begum, the British-born teenager who travelled from east London to Syria to join Islamic State in 2015, has taken a further twist as the home secretary ordered she be deprived of her British citizenship.

Sajid Javid has sought to adopt a tough stance in respect of Begum’s case but he was immediately faced with the prospect of a legal battle as Tasnime Akunjee, a lawyer for her relatives, said they were “considering all legal avenues to challenge the decision”, that had left them “very disappointed”.

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