The Shamima Begum ruling does not mean the UK can disregard British IS fighters

  The government’s attempt to pretend that those who went to join Islamic State are not its problem will end in disaster. " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-1024-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> In a unanimous verdict , the Supreme Court has ruled that the safety of the British people as a whole takes priority over the Isis bride Shamima Begum’s right to return to the UK to appeal against the government’s decision to remove her British citizenship.  While it is a major legal victory for the government and the former home secretary Sajid Javid, it deprives the Conservatives of both a fruitful attack line against so-called activist judges and an argument for yet more draconian powers to fight terrorism. I suspect this judgement will come as a relief to Keir Starmer as much as Boris Johnson, perhaps more so. But it’s important to remember the questions this judgement does not answer: the legal rights and wrongs of Begum’s case ar .. Full story on newstatesman.com 

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