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February 12, 2017
IS fighter first to be stripped of Australian citizenship
Sydney (AFP) Feb 12, 2017
An Islamic State fighter has become the first Australian to be stripped of his citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, authorities and reports said. Khaled Sharrouf - who made headlines in 2014 when he posted an image on Twitter of his young son holding a severed head - had his citizenship revoked earlier this year, The Australian newspaper reported Saturday. A spokeswoman for the Immigration Minister Peter Dutton confirmed to AFP Sunday a person was stripped of their citizenship but would not ... read more

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