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Canada slams UK for stripping ISIS jihadist of British citizenship
2019-08-20
More on this story from yesterday.
[NYPOST] Canada is accusing the UK of shirking its responsibilities in counterterrorism by stripping the British citizenship from an ISIS fighter known as Jihadi Jack, who also has Canadian citizenship.

Jack Letts, 24, a Moslem convert who traveled from Oxfordshire to Syria when he was 18 to join ISIS, has begged to be allowed to return to the UK after he was captured by the Kurds in 2017.

He insisted that he had "no intention" of killing Britons, but was declared an "enemy of Britannia" and stripped of his citizenship ‐ meaning he is Canada’s responsibility, according to the Telegraph.

"Canada is disappointed that the United Kingdom has taken this unilateral action to off-load their responsibilities," Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said, the news outlet reported.

The British Home Office said revoking citizenship was one way the UK counters terror threats.

"Decisions on depriving a dual national of citizenship are based on substantial advice from officials, lawyers and the intelligence agencies and all available information," the office said in a statement.

Letts, who has been held in a Kurdish prison for two years, told ITV in February that he wanted to return to Britannia because he considered it his home.

In 2015, he posted on Facebook that he would like to perform a "martyrdom operation" on a group of British soldiers.
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Posted by:Fred

#3  First why is he still alive? Second, is he dating Trudeau?
Posted by: Woodrow   2019-08-20 17:22  

#2  He insisted that he had "no intention" of killing Britons, but was declared an "enemy of Britannia" and stripped of his citizenship ‐ meaning he is Canada’s responsibility, according to the Telegraph

"I have 'no intention', but the Urge™ sometimes just comes on me, ya know? Allahu Snackbar!"
Posted by: Frank G   2019-08-20 11:50  

#1  He could've returned to the UK to be tried for treason then die in prison, but the Arch Traitor Blair removed Treason from the law.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles   2019-08-20 10:43  

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