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Captured ISIS Beatles’ accuse UK of denying them fair trial

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh

By: Sarwar Alam

Two British Islamic State recruits, members of the so-called Beatles gang of jihadis who were captured in Syria, have accused the UK government of denying them a fair trial by revoking their citizenship, media reports said today Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, both from west London, were captured in eastern Syria by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and are now being held in northern Syria. In an interview from captivity quoted across UK media today, the duo said the UK government’s decision to withdraw their citizenship was “illegal” and opened them up to “torture”. “Being taken to any foreign…

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