Tasnime Akunjee representing the Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old, who left London four years ago to marry a Daesh fighter in Syria, triggered controversy when he made the dubious comparison.
Speaking to the hosts of Good Morning Britain, the lawyer compared Begum, who has just given birth in a Syrian refugee camp and has appealed to return to the UK but still pledge support to Daesh ideology, to a “shell-shocked World War I soldier.”

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