Yago Riedijk, who is Dutch, said he rejects the Islamic State.
As her father suggests he does not have sympathy for his daughter.
"Their justification was that it was retaliation so I thought ‘OK, that is a fair justification’.”
To me, Begum comes across as a a frightened, exhausted young woman, not a dangerous terrorist sympathiser – she surely deserves a chance to try to build a better life than the one she had in Syria
Hussen Abase's daughter Amira fled to Syria in 2015. She was accompanied by schoolfriends Kadiza Sultana, now believed to have been killed in an air strike, and Shamima Begum, who is in a refugee camp and asking to return to Britain. Abase said that the age of the girls "makes them vulnerable".
The case, highlighted by The Times, raises queries about what happens next.
"When I saw my first severed head in a bin it didn’t faze me at all."
The fight for Mosul’s future is only just beginning. NGOs, governments and civil society need to work together to ensure the cycle of war and violence is broken
He was the first person in UK to be charged for fighting against Isis.
More than 9,000 people lost their lives - seeing the city then, it was hard to imagine it would ever recover