This is what the Court of Appeal decided about Shamima Begum – and what happens next

In Begum v Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) [2020] EWCA Civ 918, the Court of Appeal has ordered that Shamima Begum be granted leave to enter the UK so that she can participate in her deprivation of citizenship appeal. The court also ordered the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) to reconsider its decision on whether the decision to deprive her of British citizenship was compliant with human rights law. Background In February 2019, then Home Secretary Sajid Javid made an order under section 40(2) of the British Nationality Act 1981 depriving Ms Begum of her British citizenship. The allegations against her are well known and I won’t go over them … Continue reading This is what the Court of Appeal decided about Shamima Begum – and what happens next