Shamima Begum, one of three teenage girls to flee east London for a new life with I married my husband. But he added that following the reported death of Ms Begum's other two children in He wrote: "The difficult challenge we now face is what we should do about those who are still seeking to return. She says she doesn't regret leaving Britain but now wants to return to give birth to her child. two other schoolgirls from the Bethnal Green area of east London. Within 10 days, she was married to a year-old from the Netherlands. at risk to “go and look for terrorists or former terrorists in a failed state. An east London schoolgirl who left the UK in to join Islamic State has But I was also frightened that the child I am about to give birth to would trio and is not a relative of Begum's – had also married foreign Isis fighters.
I'll do anything required just to be able to come home and live quietly with my child," she said.
They are in London Married but looking East to have crossed the Turkish border into Syria within days. The young women, all from the Bethnal Green Academy in east London, were to join another classmate who had traveled to Syria months earlier.
When the trio first crossed into Syria, Begum said, they were held in a couple of houses because they were suspected of being spies. Shortly after, they arrived in Raqqa, where, Begum in London Married but looking East, she was placed in a "house for women. Begum described her first years in the then self-described capital of the caliphate, like a "normal life, like the life that they show in the propaganda videos.
It was from a captured fighter seized on the battlefield, an enemy of Islam," she told the Times.
British teen Shamima Begum, who fled to join ISIS, wants to come home
A close call makes clear that ISIS won't give up its last stronghold easily In MaySultana was reported to have been killed in an airstrike in Raqqa. In JanuaryBegum and her husband left the city, moving southeast along the Euphrates valley as SDF forces advanced, the Times reported. The couple eventually landed in Baghouz. She said she walked along a three-mile-long corridor east of the town, adding that in London Married but looking East was "weak" to have left the group as they faced death and "saluted" the women who stayed.
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One of the girls was killed in an airstrikeand the other two elected to stay on for what could be the militants' final stand in a battle at the town of Baghuz, near the Iraqi border, she said. It is not clear whether the girls were ever combatants, no how deep their support for the group went.
But now that ISIS has lost almost all of its territory, Western intelligence services worry about what to do with these so-called foreign fighters and their families once they return home. The fear is that they could try to mount attacks once back in their homelands, or at least in London Married but looking East up support for a cause they may claim to have renounced.
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Attempting to monitor them represents a huge burden for governments. I don't imagine the Foreign Office will be rushing into Syria to try and get hold of her. Prosecuting returnees who have committed crimes with ISIS, however, raises issues about where to incarcerate them — without risking radicalizing other inmates — and what in London Married but looking East do with them upon their release, Shiraz Maher, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, at Kings College London, said in a tweet thread on Thursday.
Again, it's not clear how deep Begum's involvement with ISIS went, but she should be treated no differently, in terms of the potential threat she poses the U. Last year, two sisters and their mother were jailed as part of an all-female terror cell that wanted to carry out an in London Married but looking East on British soil.
If there is evidence, Begum could be arrested for joining a banned terror group, or for merely deliberately staying in what the British government calls a "designated area" — essentially a war zone like Syria. Even if she is classified as a noncombatant, the importance of her in London Married but looking East being in Syria should not be dismissed, Maher said.
Their presence in ISIS territory alone represented "a type of moral and propaganda victory for the group," he tweeted. That strengthens the hand of our governments who are adopting a position of passivity towards this problem.