Jeremy Corbyn defends Shamima Begum's right to legal aid

Lawyers and human rights groups say she can challenge removal of her citizenship

Jeremy Corbyn has joined lawyers and human rights groups in defending the right of Shamima Begum to be granted legal aid so that the east London teenager can challenge the decision to remove her UK citizenship.

The Labour leader said that, whatever crimes Begum was accused of after she left the UK to marry an Islamic State fighter in Syria, she was entitled to proper legal representation.

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Source: The Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn defends Shamima Begum's right to legal aid