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The UK Supreme Court ruled Friday that Shamima Begum, who left London as a teen to join the Islamic State in Syria, can not return to the United Kingdom to fight the British government's decision to revoke her citizenship.

According to Reed, the Court of Appeal was mistaken in ruling that Begum's right to a fair hearing should prevail over other competing rights.

But Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry said the England-born teen was not one of its citizens, had never visited the country and "there is no question" that she would be denied entry.

Begum is now in a camp controlled by armed guards in northern Syria.

Ms Begum was 15 when she and two other east London schoolgirls left the United Kingdom and travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group in February 2015.

Now 21, she is currently being held in a detention camp in Syria after being stripped of her British citizenship in 2019 by then Home Secretary Sajid Javid.

The President of the Supreme Court, Lord Robert Reed, said that the UK Court of Appeal made four errors previous year when it ruled that Begum should be allowed to return to the UK to carry out her appeal.

Begum's case has been the subject of a heated debate in Britain, pitting those who say she forsook her right to citizenship by travelling to join the militants against those who argue she should not be left stateless.

But the government appealed to the Supreme Court, which today ruled against Begum's return.

Begum spoke to Sky News days after her third baby was born in February 2019, telling correspondent John Sparks "a lot of people should have sympathy" for her as there was no evidence she had done anything risky.

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While Begum's case is the highest-profile citizenship revocation, the study said that other European nations - including Belgium, France, Denmark and the Netherlands - have stripped citizenship from Islamic State fighters.

The year before, a court backed President Donald Trump's claim that one US -born woman was not a citizen, even though she held a USA passport, because of her father's diplomatic status in the United States at her time of birth.

In 2015, Begum and two classmates from east London's Bethnal Green neighborhood boarded a flight to Istanbul and from there slipped across the border into Syria.

But while the commission noted that Begum's appeal would not necessarily succeed, it also said that because of her status living under armed guard in the Al-Roj camp run by the Syrian Democratic Forces, her appeal process could not be seen as fair or effective.

She is now in the Roj camp, run by Syrian Kurdish authorities, where United Nations rights experts said this month conditions were "sub-human".

"That is not a flawless solution, as it is not known how long it may be before that is possible".

In his statement to the media, Reed sided with the government's assessment and criticized the Court of Appeal for making its own assessment of security concerns.

She claims to have married a Dutch convert soon after arriving in IS-held territory.

Her two other children also died in infancy under Daesh rule. She was nine months pregnant at the time.

Her newborn baby died soon after she gave birth.

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