Shamima Begum is a young women from the United Kingdom, who stirred controversy after traveling to Daesh territory, and marrying a jihadi fighter, while still a 15-year-old teenager, and then requesting return to the UK.
Begum said she had two children, in Daesh, who died during the war.
- Vikram Dodd and Esther Addley (2019-02-15). "Shamima Begum may have criminalised herself, says senior terrorism officer: Family calls for her return to UK and considers legal action to stop government blocking it". The Guardian (UK). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/15/mi6-chief-britons-joined-isis-cannot-stopped-returning-shamima-begum. Retrieved 2019-02-15. "In 2015, Begum left with two school friends from their home in Bethnal Green to join Isis in Syria. She said this week that she did not regret her decision to go to Syria, but that she was nine months pregnant and wanted to come home to 'live quietly with [her] child'."
- "IS teen's wish to return stirs UK debate over jihadi brides". France 24 (London). 2019-02-15. https://www.france24.com/en/20190215-teens-wish-return-stirs-uk-debate-over-jihadi-brides. Retrieved 2019-02-15. "The Times newspaper managed to find an unrepentant Begum -- now 19 and about to give birth for the third time after seeing her first two children die -- at a refugee camp in eastern Syria."