hamima Begum has stated she was a “dumb child” when she fled the UK to affix Isis as a 15-year-old and would love to assist others rehabilitate if she was allowed to return residence.
She informed journalist Andrew Drury within the Day by day Mail: “I don’t suppose I used to be a terrorist. I believe I used to be only a dumb child who made one mistake.
“I personally don’t suppose that I should be rehabilitated, however I’d need to assist different individuals be rehabilitated. I’d love to assist.”
Wearing Western garments with a Nike baseball cap, lipstick and large sun shades, she defined why she stopped sporting conventional Islamic costume: “I put on these garments, and I don’t put on a hijab, as a result of it makes me completely happy. And something on this camp that makes me completely happy is sort of a lifesaver.”
She stated she has been watching Mates re-runs– “sarcastic” Chandler is her favorite character–and following the most recent information of Kanye West’s divorce from Kim Kardashian, from the camp.
Ms Begum was 15 when she and two different east London schoolgirls travelled to Syria to affix the so-called Islamic State group (IS) in February 2015.
“I knew it was an enormous determination however I simply felt compelled to do it shortly. I didn’t need to be the pal that was left behind,” Ms Begum has beforehand stated.
Within the newest interview, within the Day by day Mail, she begged the UK to let her again residence and gave Andrew Drury, who starred in Netflix’s Darkish Vacationer, an emotional farewell hug.
He informed cameras: “We have been about to say goodbye and I didn’t know the protocol as a result of, keep in mind, she is there as a terrorist,” he stated. “I went to shake her hand and he or she began to cry and stated to me, ‘Can I’ve a hug?”
He added: “This woman is a weak 21-year-old who did one thing unbelievably silly. It was a infantile mistake from a 15-year-old.”
Requested what she would say to these within the UK who don’t want her to return, Begum stated: “Can I come residence please, fairly please?”
The Supreme Courtroom dominated that Ms Begum can not return to the UK to pursue an enchantment towards the elimination of her British citizenship.
Ms Begum’s British citizenship was revoked on nationwide safety grounds shortly after she was discovered, 9 months’ pregnant, in a Syrian refugee camp in February 2019.
She stated she married Dutch convert Yago Riedijk 10 days after arriving in IS territory.
She informed The Occasions in 2019 that her kids, a one-year-old woman and a three-month-old boy, had each since died.
Her third little one died within the al-Roj camp in March 2019, shortly after he was born.