Shamima Begum's lawyers vow to fight decision after she loses UK citizenship appeal – video

Shamima Begum’s lawyers say they will fight the decision of the special immigration appeals commission after the UK-born Begum lost her appeal against a decision to remove her British citizenship. Begum was 15 when, in 2015, she left her home in east London with two school friends to travel to Syria. In February 2019, the then home secretary, Sajid Javid, stripped her of her British citizenship after she was discovered in a refugee camp in north-east Syria. Gareth Peirce, a lawyer for Begum, says the ‘implication’ of the decision is that ‘no British child who has been trafficked outside the UK will be protected’ by the state 


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