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Citizenship of British woman of Dutch jihadist withdrawn

The nineteen-year-old ‘jihadbruid’ Shamima Begum is not a British citizen. The British Interior minister Sajid Javid has her citizenship revoked for the British society to protect.

The young woman left as a fifteen-year-old student, shortly after the death of her mother, from London to the ‘caliphate’ of Islamic State. They got married with the Dutch jihadist Yago Riedijk from Arnhem.

Currently staying in a Syrian refugee camp. Last weekend she brought a son to the world. It is her third child. The first two children are deceased.

It is not entirely clear where Riedijk at this time. According to the BBC, he has recently surrendered to a Syrian post. The Dutch Public prosecution service (OM) and the ministry of Foreign Affairs reported recently that it is unclear whether Riedijk is picked up. If that is indeed the case, it is also not yet sure whether Riedijk from the Netherlands is transferred.

Begum is considering request Dutch citizenship

Against news channel ITV says Begum that she is considering a Dutch citizenship. If her husband than a prison sentence in a Dutch prison sentence, in the Netherlands they are any release to wait and see. It is unclear whether Begum in the Netherlands citizenship can apply if her husband is not staying in the Netherlands.

Begum thinks that they may be in the United Kingdom can continue. She hopes that through the court to enforce. The woman states that she is not a threat: “I am a girl of nineteen years with a newborn baby. I have no weapons, and no one wants to hurt, even though I had weapons.”

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