209: Episode 209 - Shamima Begum: ISIS & The Bethnal Green 3 - Part 1

On Sunday the 22nd of February 2015, 3 London schoolgirls aged between 15 and 16 boarded a Turkish Airlines plane from Gatwick to Istanbul. Khadiza Sultana, Amira Abase, and Shamima Begum were on their way to Syria to join ISIS.

In part 1 of this 2 part series, Suruthi and Hannah explore the rise of ISIS, their recruitment tactics, and the motivations of those who willingly enter a warzone to join a death cult.

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