Islamic State fighter becomes first Australian stripped of citizenship

Islamic State fighter becomes first Australian stripped of citizenship

SYDNEY, Feb 11 : Australian Islamic State figher Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, the Australian newspaper said today.
Australia, a staunch ally of the United States and its battle against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, is on alert for attacks by radicalised Muslims, including home-grown militants returning from fighting in the Middle East.
Under a 2015 law, Australia may strip dual nationals of their citizenship if they are found to have carried out militant acts or been members of a banned organisation.

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