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‘Stateless’ Shamima Begum would face death in Bangladesh, court hears

Lawyer says home secretary failed to consider ‘serious consequences’ of removing 23-year-old’s citizenship

Shamima Begum would face the death penalty if sent to Bangladesh, her parents’ country of origin, and is now effectively stateless, a court has heard.

  • Matthew Weaver & Duncan Gardham
  • The Guardian

The 23-year-old’s legal appeal at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Siac) was told that the …

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