Shamima Begum: The Blame Game

Episode 3: The Escape

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Eighteen months since the girls went missing and one of them - Kadiza Sultana - is dead.

Representatives from three different political parties in Tower Hamlets come together to discuss the question of a serious case review - or lack of one. Questions for the local authorities are asked.

And after years of silence, Shamima escapes from ISIS territory and is finally found. ITV’s Global Security Editor Rohit Kachroo meets her to present her with a letter from the Home Secretary stripping her of her British Citizenship.
Why has she become one of the most hated women in Britain and what role does gender play in our perception of terrorism?