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WorldShamima Begum’s Son Was Innocent, Her Lawyer Says, As Baby's Death Is Confirmed

00:50  09 march  2019
00:50  09 march  2019 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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Home Office asked to show Shamima Begum 'mercy' over citizenship The Home Office has been asked to reconsider its decision to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship as a "act of mercy". © Sky News Screen Grab Shamima Begum has been stripped of her British citizenship On Friday, Islamic State (IS) bride Shamima Begum's three-week old son, Jarrah, died following breathing difficulties. A letter seen by Sky News sent by the family's lawyer to the Home Office this morning says: "We write specifically on behalf of Mrs Begum, Shamima Begum's mother to ask you to reconsider your previous decision dated 19 February 2019 to deprive her daughter Begum of her British citizenship...

Shamima Begum with her son , Jarrah. His death will raise further questions about the conditions in The death was confirmed on Friday by Begum ’ s family lawyer , Tasnime Akunjee. British Islam and Muslim women, said : “This was an innocent baby caught up in the middle of a horrendous situation

The baby son of Shamima Begum - who fled London to join the Islamic State group - has died, a Speaking to the BBC before it was confirmed that the baby had died, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said The lawyer representing the family of Ms Begum , Tasnime Akunjee, also confirmed the death .

Shamima Begum’s Son Was Innocent, Her Lawyer Says, As Baby's Death Is Confirmed© Yahoo News UK Shamima Begum pictured last month after being tracked down to a refugee camp in northern Syria. Isis bride Shamima Begum’s son was “completely innocent”, her family’s lawyer said, as reports confirmed the baby had died in Syria.

Begum’s child, Jarrah, passed away following what appeared to be a lung infection, the BBC reported a local paramedic as saying. A Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman also confirmed the news.

The 19-year-old, who was one of three schoolgirls from Bethnal Green in east London who fled Britain for Syria to join Isis in 2015, is believed to be at a refugee camp in the country after being stripped of her British citizenship.

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The baby of British ISIS bride Shamima Begum has died, the Kurdish Red Crescent confirmed to CNN. In response to the news, a British government spokesperson told CNN that "the death of any child is Begum ' s son is one of scores of children who have died fleeing from fighting in ISIS' last

The baby son of Shamima Begum - who fled London to join the Islamic State group - has died, a Speaking to the BBC before it was confirmed that the baby had died, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said The lawyer representing the family of Ms Begum , Tasnime Akunjee, also confirmed the death .

The Begum family’s lawyer, Tasnime Akunjee, said he had received confirmation that the child, who was only a few weeks old, had died and that Begum’s relatives were devastated upon hearing the news.

“The baby was completely innocent throughout all this,” Akunjee told HuffPost UK.

“Begum and her baby are two different human beings. Shamima Begum carries the burden of her actions but her newborn baby carried no burden whatsoever.

“This baby was born into a political argument and into a moral panic.”

Shamima Begum’s Son Was Innocent, Her Lawyer Says, As Baby's Death Is Confirmed© PA Ready News UK Shamima Begum fled Britain to join Isis in 2015.

He said that the family had wanted to establish communications with Begum to find out what happened to her baby, adding: “This innocent baby was let down.”

The death marks the third child Begum has lost with two children already having died of malnutrition and disease since she fled Britain to join Isis.

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The lawyer representing Shamima Begum ' s family has written to the home secretary accusing The baby was less than three weeks old when he died of pneumonia, according to officials in the camp. Renu Begum says : "When Shamima was found in al-Hol, we had hope that we could rebuild

Shamima Begum : Syrian forces deny 'unconfirmed' reports that Isis bride' s baby son has died. The Begum ’ s family lawyer Tasnime Akunjee had tweeted on Friday: “We have strong but Last month, Mr Javid confirmed the boy was a British citizen and said he had considered the child’ s interest when

He told HuffPost UK that Begum had been moved to a new area of Syria and was living in a refugee camp: “We know she was living in a tent with a newborn baby in a camp with thousands of other people with very limited medical and food supplies.

“She had lost her food card and was having to look after her baby in these circumstances.

“As a result, we were very concerned about her newborn baby.”

A heavily-pregnant Begum resurfaced at a refugee camp in northern Syria last month and spoke of her desire to return to the UK.

The birth of her son was announced on 17 February.

A fierce national debate erupted on whether Begum should be allowed to return to the UK as Home Secretary Sajid Javid revoked her British citizenship.

Begum’s family had pledged to appeal the decision and wrote to Javid pleading for a safe passage for her baby to come to the UK.

Javid previously confirmed the baby was a British citizen and said he had considered the child’s interest when deciding to revoke Begum’s citizenship.

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An Irish woman is believed to have joined ISIS. Ireland’s justice minister says he’ll make ‘every effort’ to bring her home. Charlie Flanagan, the Irish minister for justice and equality, said Sunday that “every effort” would be made to bring an Irish woman believed to be detained in northern Syria back to Ireland. Lisa Smyth, formerly of the Irish Defense Forces, is believed to have been radicalized and gone to Syria a few years ago. She allegedly has ties to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. She is also believed to have a young son. Speaking to Irish public broadcaster RTE, Flanagan said, “I understand there is an Irish citizen. … She’s keen to come home. Every effort will be made by Irish authorities to ensure she gets home.

The lawyer for Begum ’ s family, Tasnime Akunjee, said : “They are utterly crushed and despondent Javid confirmed last month that Jarrah was a British citizen and said that he had considered the He punished an innocent baby .” However, her husband said it was important to demonstrate that there

Shamima Begum : Syrian forces deny 'unconfirmed' reports that Isis bride' s baby son has died. The Begum ’ s family lawyer Tasnime Akunjee had tweeted on Friday: “We have Last month, Mr Javid confirmed the boy was a British citizen and said he had considered the child’ s interest when deciding

He added it would be “incredibly difficult” for the government to facilitate the return of a child from Syria.

Javid said: “If it is possible somehow for a British child to be brought to a place where there is a British consular presence, the closest place – it might be Turkey for example – in those circumstances I guess potentially it is possible to arrange for some sort of help with the consent of the parent.”

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