Shamima Begum, Islam and the weaponising of citizenship

By Harshad Keval.

Shamima Begum is a 19 year old British Muslim who in 2015 when she was 15 years old ‘decided’, with 2 other girls of a similar age to leave Britain and go to Turkey, and join with ISIS, (Islamic state). Recent media attention is clouded by ‘facts’, mythologies, fears, prejudices and anxieties about terror and citizenship. Continue reading