In brief: Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and possibly back

Court rules that former Londoner may return to UK to fight decision to revoke her British citizenship

Shamima Begum
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Isis bride Shamima Begum should be allowed to come back to the UK to challenge the removal of her British citizenship, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Begum, 20, was stripped of her citizenship by the Home Office in 2019 on security grounds and left stranded in a Syrian refugee camp.

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