UK strips jihadi’s citizenship

Supporters of John Letts and Sally Lane, parents of Jack Letts who left the UK to join Islamic State (IS), holding banners outside the Old Bailey in central London in 2017 after the Letts were accused of funding terrorism. – AFP pic, August 19, 2019.

BRITAIN has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the Islamic State group dubbed “Jihadi Jack” being held in northern Syria, leading Canada to accuse the UK of off-loading its responsibilities.

The move targeting Jack Letts, 24, who was a dual UK-Canadian national, has prompted a diplomatic row with Ottawa, Britain’s Mail on Sunday reports.

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