A handout photo made available by the London Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum at Gatwick Airport on February 17, 2015, on her way to Syria. Photo: EPA

UK schoolgirl Shamima Begum ran away to join Islamic State in Syria as ‘jihadi bride’. Now pregnant, she wants to go back to Britain

  • The case of provoked a fierce backlash, with UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid calling her ‘full of hate’ and vowing to try to ban her return
  • But family members and others said she deserved a second chance, even as Begum said she did not regret her actions
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A handout photo made available by the London Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum at Gatwick Airport on February 17, 2015, on her way to Syria. Photo: EPA
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