Shamima Begum says her 'world fell apart' after losing UK citizenship

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In first interview since losing appeal, 20-year-old says she was not surprised by decision

Shamima Begum has said her “whole world fell apart” when she discovered that she had been stripped of her British citizenship, in her first interview since she losing the appeal against the decision.

Pictured in a tent where she now lives in a refugee camp in north-east Syria, the 20-year-old said the decision made by the former home secretary Sajid Javid was not wholly unexpected but she had hoped for more lenient treatment.

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