Shamima Begum's baby has died, according to reports

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Shamima Begum was stripped of her citizenship on security grounds last month, leaving her in a detention camp in Syria where her baby died, the third of the 19-year-old's infant children to die since she traveled to Syria in 2015. The newspaper report says the two women headed to Syria from London in 2013 after marrying into a six-man cell of ISIS recruits with close links to the filmed murders of western hostages by British Arab ISIS fighter Mohammed Emwazi, dubbed "Jihadi John" for his United Kingdom connection.

Begum, 19, gave birth to her third child Jarrah in mid-February, while living at a camp run by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US -backed alliance of Kurds and other groups that is working to drive the Islamic State out of the last territory they hold.

A senior Islamic leader has called on Muslim nations to adopt Isis bride Shamima Begum as the UK Government strips the citizenship of two other British mothers in Syria.

When unconfirmed reports of the boy's death first emerged Friday, British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the BBC that he had "nothing but sympathy for the children that have been dragged into this".

"The government will continue to do whatever we can to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism and travelling to unsafe conflict zones", he said.

Her newborn son died of pneumonia, less than three weeks after his birth.

CNN affiliate ITV News reported that Begum's family had received a letter from the Home Office that said an order to remove her citizenship had been made.

The death of the baby sparked criticism of that decision.

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The baby, however, retained his citizenship and could have been allowed into the UK.

The UK government, however, moved to revoke Begum's citizenship, effectively blocking her return by claiming she was a dual-national with access to Bangladeshi citizenship.

Dal Babu, a former Metropolitan Police chief superintendent and friend of Begum's family, told BBC Newsnight on Friday: "We've failed, as a country, to safeguard the child". "This is callous and inhumane", tweeted Abbott.

Begum's son, Jerah, was born on 17 February 2019.

If the mother & baby had been brought home, the mother Shamima Begum would have faced British justice, but the baby might have lived.

Javid has previously suggested that children of jihadists who lose their citizenship could still be British.

A paramedic working for the Kurdish Red Crescent in the camp said the baby had been suffering from breathing difficulties. "I'm sorry. I've been burned before", she said.

"Unfortunately it is said the child has expired now and it is up to the Government now since they have cancelled the passport and citizenship".

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