Shamima Begum 's mother has told a court her "world fell apart" when her daughter left home to travel to Syria and align with the so-called Islamic State (IS) . Ms Begum was 15 when she travelled from Bethnal Green, east London, through Turkey and into IS-controlled territory. Her British citizenship was revoked on national security grounds shortly after she was found, nine months pregnant, in a Syrian refugee camp in February 2019. Ms Begum, now 23, is challenging the Home Office over the decision to remove her British citizenship. On the third day of the appeal on Wednesday, the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) was told Ms Begum's mother Asma Begum had set out how she was affected in a statement. In extracts read by Ms Begum's barrister Dan Squires KC, her mother said: "My youngest daughter is even more present in my mind, the one I think about almost every hour of every day. Begum is challenging the Home Office over the decision to remove her British citizenship ( Image: James Longman/ABC News) "When she left home in 2015, our worlds fell apart." She continued: "Shamima and I shared a bedroom and I have not moved anything of… Read full this story
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