How Do Countries Deal With ISIS Returnees?

Shamima Begum, the London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group (IS) in 2015 could be prevented from returning to the UK, the Home Secretary has said.

“My message is clear,” Sajid Javid told the Times: “If you have supported terrorist organisations abroad I will not hesitate to prevent your return.”

Shamima Begum is one of thousands of people who’ve travelled to Iraq and Syria to join IS. So, how do other European governments deal with those who want to return?

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