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Bride of former IS fighter Shamima Begum is set to appeal a decision barring her return to the UK to challenge the removal of her British citizenship.

Comment: The Shamima Begum ruling suggests that for Britain's ethnic minorities, our citizenship is not as 'valid' as ethnically white Britons, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Shamima Begum loses appeal against removal of British citizenship

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Shamima Begum loses appeal against removal of British citizenship

Shamima Begum's appeal against the Home Office's decision to strip her of British citizenship has failed.

British children of IS recruits could be repatriated

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British children of IS recruits could be repatriated

The United Kingdom may repatriate four British children of Islamic State recruits from a Syrian camp if their mother does not return with them.

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept their seats.

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UK to repatriate citizens from Syria 'in coming days'

The BBC reported that the individuals being brought back from the region will return in the coming days, without providing further details.

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Conservative UK ministers ‘blocked IS orphans’ rescue from Syria

Home secretary Priti Patel was allegedly among cabinet hardliners who deemed children as young as six ‘security concerns’, vetoing the rescue of ...

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US urges Europe to take back Islamic State fighters

The US said it's imperative that Europe holds thousands of detained foreign fighters accountable upon their return.

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UK government 'secretly' planning to repatriate IS children, wives

The UK government is reportedly planning to repatriate the wives and children of IS fighters currently held in Syria, against the advice of key ...

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

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Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

In the biggest demonstration, thousands of whistle-blowing, drum-banging people gathered raucously outside the gates of Downing Street in London ...

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UK strips IS recruit 'Jihadi Jack' of British citizenship

Jack Letts converted to Islam at the age of 16 and travelled to Syria in 2014. He was later captured by Kurdish YPG forces while fleeing from ...

Muslim or not, <em>Sajid</em> <em>Javid</em> does not represent me

Sophia Akram

Muslim or not, Sajid Javid does not represent me

Comment: The appointments of Javid and Patel show that minorities can succeed in Tory Britain, but only in exchange for abandoning ...

Boris' cabinet is a roll call of disgraced Tories

Malia Bouattia

Boris' cabinet is a roll call of disgraced Tories

Comment: In addition to her shady dealings with the Israel lobby, Priti Patel has a disturbing track record of waging war on migrants, women and ...

Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

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Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

The appointment of Priti Patel, who was forced to resign over undisclosed meetings with Israeli ministers, is 'extremely concerning'.

Boris Johnson becomes British PM with Brexit vow

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Boris Johnson becomes British PM with Brexit vow

The 55-year-old former London mayor is a divisive figure, loved by many for his wit and optimism but criticised for populist rhetoric and ...

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UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition order

The British home secretary has signed an extradition order clearing the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to face trial in the US.

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Britain's Muslim Home Secretary 'not invited to Trump banquet'

UK home secretary Sajid Javid, a non-practicing Muslim who has previously dismissed claims of Islamophobia in the Conservative ...

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Britons could be banned from Syria under new law

UK nationals could be banned from Syria's Idlib and northeastern provinces - or even the entire country - under a controversial new ...

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Britons in Syria have '28 days to leave'

UK nationals will be banned from travelling to embattled Idlib and the north east of Syria under a controversial new anti-terrorism law.

Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case

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Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case

Prosecutors in Sweden will announce whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Shamima Begum given legal aid for citizenship case

Lawyers representing Shamima Begum have successfully asked for legal aid, it was revealed Sunday - the same day allegations emerged that she was ...

Shamima Begum was 'member of IS morality police'

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Shamima Begum was 'member of IS morality police'

Shamima Begum, the London-born 19-year-old who joined the Islamic State group four years ago, was a member of IS' feared morality police, Syrian ...

Syria-stranded Shamima Begum 'bored' of Brexit, prefers cartoons

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Syria-stranded Shamima Begum 'bored' of Brexit, prefers cartoons

In her latest interview, Shamima Begum says she has grown bored of Brexit updates as the UK remains in political deadlock.

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Malia Bouattia

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Comment: Join us in marching this Saturday to denounce governments that normalise the racist far right and thier Islamophobic politics, writes ...

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