FILE PHOTO: Renu Begum, sister of teenage British woman Shamima Begum, holds a photograph of her sister as she makes an enchantment for her to return dwelling at Scotland Yard, in London, Britain February 22, 2015. REUTERS/Laura Lean/Pool/File Picture
LONDON (Reuters) – A teen who was stripped of her British citizenship after leaving London to hitch the Islamic State group has requested the federal government to re-evaluate her case and present “a bit extra mercy” as she seeks to return to Britain.
Shamima Begum, 19, left to hitch IS when she was 15 however now needs to come back again. Her British citizenship was revoked on safety grounds.
“I would really like them (British politicians) to re-evaluate my case with a bit extra mercy of their coronary heart, you already know,” she instructed Sky Information. Requested whether or not she might change or be rehabilitated, she stated: “I’m keen to vary.”
Begum was present in a detention camp in Syria final week, and her destiny has sparked a dispute over the ramifications of leaving a 19-year-old mom with a jihadist fighter’s little one to fend for herself in a warfare zone.
Reporting by Costas Pitas; Modifying by Mark Heinrich