Shamima Begum lawyers say 400 jihadists are already back in UK as

Shamima Begum is to claim she must be allowed to return to the UK because Theresa May has already allowed 400 jihadists to return from Syria without revoking their citizenship. Tasnime Akunjee, a lawyer who has represented Begum’s family since 2015, said: “There are 400 people who have returned, arguably in more culpable circumstances than her.” Lawyers for the jihadi bride are expected to argue in a taxpayer-funded legal challenge that the action is disproportionate and discriminatory. Most of the 400 Britons returned around five years ago when Mrs May was home secretary and were investigated by police and security services. Some were prosecuted, some put in deradicalisation programmes, and…

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