Thursday, February 14, 2019

British Schoolgirl Shamima Begum Who Joined Islamic State Wants To Return Home

Kadiza Sultana, Amira Abase and Shamima Begum

British schoolgirl who joined Islamic State wants to return home

An east London schoolgirl who left Britain as a 15-year-old to join the Islamic State group is now heavily pregnant and wants to come home. Shamima Begum was tracked down by The Times to a refugee camp in northern Syria where she is now 19-years-old, the bride of an Islamic State fighter, nine months pregnant and has had two infant children who are dead. Her husband is in captivity. Stating that “I don’t regret coming here,” she told The Times: “I’m not the same silly little 15-year-old schoolgirl who ran away from Bethnal Green four years ago.” She also told the paper: “The caliphate is over. Source

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