Shamima Begum must be allowed to come home and face prosecution. She must be able to face justice and the rule of law, qualities that were sorely missing in the death and destruction of Daesh.
However, the decision to strip Ms Begum of her citizenship could send a chill down the spine of not just British Muslim communities, but also all Britons whose parents come from immigrant backgrounds. The Home Secretary’s decision amplifies fears of a two-tiered citizenship system, sets a dangerous precedent, and demonstrates an abdication of responsibility.
Read our statement on 15 February 2019 here: