Government Wins Shamima Begum Appeal Request

Shamima Begum’s return to the UK has been put on hold after the Government has just won a court battle allowing them to appeal the recent decision which said she could return to the UK.

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Labour’s Shamima Silence Explained

The Shamima Begum appeal decision has had enormous cut through to the general public as one of the biggest stories of the week. Strange then that the Labour Party and its leader have had nothing to say on the matter. They appear to be trying to avoid the press Jeremy Corbyn attracted last year when he said Shamima has the right to return…

Sadly for Sir Kier and his attempts to bury his head in the sand over this issue, he wasn’t always so coy. In March of last year, the then Shadow Brexit Secretary appeared on Sophy Ridge on Sunday to defend Shamima against then Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to revoke her citizenship. He has clearly belatedly taken the decision that being accused of avoiding tricky issues is less bad than being accused of standing up for terrorists…

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Shamima Begum Weighs In on Brexit

ISIS Bride Shamima Begum has weighed in on Brexit in today’s Times:

““Brexit: it goes on and on without end,” she said, with a brief laugh. “It’s so boring now that I ask the sisters to flick on to the cartoon channel just to get away from it.””

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McDonnell: Strip Brits Who Fight for Israeli State of Citizenship

Just hours after Jeremy Corbyn said of ISIS bride Shamima Begum: “Taking somebody’s citizenship away is not the right thing to do. I think she should be brought back,” Guido can reveal the letter from John McDonnell to then Home Secretary Theresa May in July 2014 challenging her to strip any British citizens who served in the Israeli Defence Force of their British citizenship. McDonnell writes:

“Will you be warning any British citizens considering engagement with the IDF that, in line with established British Government practice (e.g. the deprivation of British citizenship from, to date, at least 40 UK passport holders who have been involved in the Syrian civil war), such engagement may put their British citizenship in jeopardy?”

McDonnell states that he wrote the letter in response to this article by Robert Fisk, calling for any Brits who volunteered for the IDF to be questioned by police when they returned from Israel. McDonnell went much further, suggesting that Brits volunteering for the IDF should be classed as “terrorists” as well as being deprived of their citizenship. The hard left just can’t get over their Israel obsession…

Incredibly, the letter was still publicly posted on McDonnell’s website until at least June 2017, almost two years after he became Shadow Chancellor. McDonnell has since deleted the letter, but the internet never forgets

Corbyn’s position on Begum’s citizenship is deeply unpopular with the public but did at least appear principled – it is looking a lot less principled now that it emerges that his right hand man was in favour of stripping Brits of their citizenship for fighting for the UK’s main ally in the Middle East. McDonnell’s position appears to be that Britons with dual Israeli nationality fighting to defend the Israeli state should be stripped of their nationality yet their Islamic State terrorist enemies in the same position should not…

Read McDonnell’s letter in full below:

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Corbyn: Shamima Begum “Should Be Brought Back”

Talking to Sky News’ Mark Stone, Corbyn emphatically said:

“Taking somebody’s citizenship away is not the right thing to do. I think she should be brought back.”

Not a popular position…

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