Jihadi Bride Shamima Begum's Family Lawyer Says UK Law Is Unfair To Her

3 October 2019, 22:35 | Updated: 3 October 2019, 22:41

The solicitor representing the family of runaway jihadi bride Shamima Begum says British law is treating his clients' relative unfairly.

Tasnime Akunjee has been taking LBC listeners' calls with Tom Swarbrick - and has compared how the justice system would deal with Ms Begum, compared with those who were involved with planning and carrying out the Manchester Arena bombing.

Shamima Begum
Runaway jihadi bride Shamima Begum. Picture: LBC
Tasnime Akunjee in the LBC studio
Tasnime Akunjee, who represents the family of jihadi bride Shamima Begum. Picture: LBC

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